Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Atlantic

Language: West-Central Limba - (lia)

Alternate Name(s): Yimba,Yumba

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Sierra Leone

Also found in: Guinea

Population: 501,000

Global Population: 510,000

PEID: 14287

ROP: 111065

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Limba of Sierra Leone, numbering 501,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Atlantic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 510,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is West-Central Limba. The primary religion practiced by the Limba 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.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available