• PEOPLE NAME: TONGWE OF TANZANIA


PEID: 15052

ROP: 110158

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Tanzania

Language: Tongwe - (tny)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Tanzania

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Population: 45,000

Global Population: 45,000


PEID: 15052

ROP: 110158

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Tongwe of Tanzania, numbering 45,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Tanzania people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Tanzania. Their primary language is Tongwe. The primary religion practiced by the Tongwe is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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