• PEOPLE NAME: LUNDA OF CONGO (KINSHASA)

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PEID: 14635

ROP: 105926

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Lunda - (lun)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

Also found in: Angola; Zambia

Population: 235,000

Global Population: 913,000


PEID: 14635

ROP: 105926

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Lunda of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 235,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 913,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Lunda. The primary religion practiced by the Lunda 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 Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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