• PEOPLE NAME: NYANKORE - HIMA OF CONGO (KINSHASA)

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PEID: 14563

ROP: 103783

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Nyankole - (nyn)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

Also found in: Burundi; Rwanda; Tanzania; Uganda

Population: 4,300

Global Population: 375,800


PEID: 14563

ROP: 103783

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Nyankore - Hima of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 4,300, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 375,800 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Nyankole. The primary religion practiced by the Nyankore - Hima is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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