• PEOPLE NAME: SHAWIYA OF ITALY

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PEID: 353

ROP: 108925

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Affinity Group: NAME

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Berber-Shawiya

Language: Tachawit - (shy)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Italy

Also found in: Algeria; Belgium; France; Tunisia

Population: 37,000

Global Population: 2,632,500


PEID: 353

ROP: 108925

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Shawiya of Italy, numbering 37,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Berber-Shawiya people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,632,500 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Tachawit. The primary religion practiced by the Shawiya is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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