PEID: 15167

ROP: 105179

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Kongo

Language: Koongo - (kng)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Angola

Also found in: Congo (Kinshasa); Uganda

Population: 2,790,000

Global Population: 17,455,000

PEID: 15167

ROP: 105179

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity

Overview: The Kongo of Angola, numbering 2,790,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Kongo people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 17,455,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Koongo. The primary religion practiced by the Kongo is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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