• PEOPLE NAME: MANDINKA OF UNITED STATES

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke

Language: Mandinka - (mnk)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: United States

Also found in: Benin; France; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea-Bissau; Senegal

Population: 2,700

Global Population: 2,277,300


PEID: 47648

ROP: 106233

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Mandinka of United States, numbering 2,700, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malinke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,277,300 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Mandinka. The primary religion practiced by the Mandinka 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.


Bible Translations: Available

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Radio Broadcast: Not Available