PEID: 13812

ROP: 103563

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Gun - (guw)

Alternate Name(s): Gun

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Nigeria

Also found in: Benin; Gabon

Population: 488,000

Global Population: 978,000

PEID: 13812

ROP: 103563

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Egun of Nigeria, numbering 488,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 978,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Gun. The primary religion practiced by the Egun is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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