• PEOPLE NAME: LINTANG OF INDONESIA

By Jacob Talley

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PEID: 22512

ROP: 105791

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Pasemah of Sumatra

Language: Central Malay - (pse)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 190,000

Global Population: 190,000


PEID: 22512

ROP: 105791

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Lintang of Indonesia, numbering 190,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Pasemah of Sumatra people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Central Malay. The primary religion practiced by the Lintang 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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