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PEID: 23168

ROP: 114711

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke

Language: Sankaran Maninka - (msc)

Alternate Name(s): Faranah, Sankarankan

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Guinea

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Population: 86,500

Global Population: 86,500

PEID: 23168

ROP: 114711

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Sankaran of Guinea, numbering 86,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Malinke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Guinea. Their primary language is Sankaran Maninka. The primary religion practiced by the Sankaran is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.

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