• PEOPLE NAME: TURUM OF SUDAN

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PEID: 42842

ROP: 110316

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nuba Mountains

Language: Koalib - (kib)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Sudan

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Population: 2,800

Global Population: 2,800


PEID: 42842

ROP: 110316

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Turum of Sudan, numbering 2,800, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Nuba Mountains people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Sudan. Their primary language is Koalib. The primary religion practiced by the Turum is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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