• PEOPLE NAME: ERIBORI OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 11546

ROP: 100482

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Sidama

Language: Arbore - (arv)

Alternate Name(s): Arbore

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 9,000

Global Population: 9,000


PEID: 11546

ROP: 100482

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Eribori of Ethiopia, numbering 9,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Sidama people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ethiopia. Their primary language is Arbore. The primary religion practiced by the Eribori is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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