• PEOPLE NAME: GAMO OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 11579

ROP: 103177

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Omotic

Language: Gamo - (gmv)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 1,775,000

Global Population: 1,775,000


PEID: 11579

ROP: 103177

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Gamo of Ethiopia, numbering 1,775,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Omotic people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ethiopia. Their primary language is Gamo. The primary religion practiced by the Gamo is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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