Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Gaam - (tbi)

Alternate Name(s): Tabi, Metabi, Kamanidi, Mamedja, Mamidza, Metabi, Muntabi, Tabi

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Sudan

Also found in: Ethiopia

Population: 122,000

Global Population: 126,900

PEID: 12041

ROP: 109675

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Ingessana of Sudan, numbering 122,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 126,900 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Gaam. The primary religion practiced by the Ingessana is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

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