• PEOPLE NAME: TIGRE OF ERITREA

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Ethio-Semitic

Language: Tigre - (tig)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Eritrea

Also found in: Netherlands; United Kingdom

Population: 1,360,000

Global Population: 1,396,000


PEID: 42709

ROP: 110051

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Tigre of Eritrea, numbering 1,360,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Ethio-Semitic people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,396,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Tigre. The primary religion practiced by the Tigre 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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