PEID: 13022

ROP: 110806

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Northwest

Language: Yaka (Congo) - (iyx)

Alternate Name(s): Tsaayi, Yaka

Primary Religion: Christianity - Other / Marginal

Country: Congo (Brazzaville)

Also found in: Gabon

Population: 25,000

Global Population: 85,000

PEID: 13022

ROP: 110806

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity

Overview: The Western Teke of Congo (Brazzaville), numbering 25,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Northwest people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 85,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Yaka (Congo). The primary religion practiced by the Western Teke is marginal Christianity, a form of religion with roots in Christianity but not theologically Christian.

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