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PEID: 12092

ROP: 105951

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Mabaan - (mfz)

Alternate Name(s): Barga, Gura, Maban, Maaban, Meban, Southern Burun, Tonko, Tungan, Ulu

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: South Sudan

Also found in: Ethiopia

Population: 101,000

Global Population: 106,300

PEID: 12092

ROP: 105951

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Mabaan of South Sudan, numbering 101,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 106,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mabaan. The primary religion practiced by the Mabaan is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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