• PEOPLE NAME: KAMARA OF GHANA

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PEID: 13359

ROP: 104505

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Kamara - (jmr)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Ghana

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Population: 5,100

Global Population: 5,100


PEID: 13359

ROP: 104505

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Kamara of Ghana, numbering 5,100, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ghana. Their primary language is Kamara. The primary religion practiced by the Kamara is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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