• PEOPLE NAME: NYANGWARA OF SOUTH SUDAN

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Bari - (bfa)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: South Sudan

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Population: 73,000

Global Population: 73,000


PEID: 12124

ROP: 115825

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Nyangwara of South Sudan, numbering 73,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in South Sudan. Their primary language is Bari. The primary religion practiced by the Nyangwara 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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