• PEOPLE NAME: WELLAGA OF ETHIOPIA


PEID: 11654

ROP: 110644

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Oromo

Language: West Central Oromo - (gaz)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Ethiopia

Also found in: Sudan

Population: 6,315,000

Global Population: 6,435,000


PEID: 11654

ROP: 110644

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Wellaga of Ethiopia, numbering 6,315,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Oromo people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 6,435,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is West Central Oromo. The primary religion practiced by the Wellaga is Orthodox Christianity, a branch of Christianity that includes Copts, the Assyrian Church of the East, Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches.


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