Burungi in Tanzania

Joshua Project has identified the Burungi only in Tanzania

Population

17,600

Christian

15%

Evangelical

4.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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Introduction / History

The Burunge have a language that is of Cushitic origin and has different structure than that of the majority of people in Tanzania who speak Bantu based languages. Therefore they like to keep to themselves and are extremely proud. They are mostly farmers, growing maize, millet, and sorghum during the rains. During the dry season they turn mostly to socializing from home to home around their home-brewed beer, called 'pombe'.

The Burunge have been affected by a variety of religions. Many have adopted outside religions on the surface, such as Christianity and Islam, but retain much of the traditional religious beliefs.

Some of the people feel that they have no way of knowing what the truth really is and what to really believe because the religions with which they are familiar came from outside and the sacred books are in a foreign tongue.




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Country Tanzania
Continent Africa
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Dodoma region, Kondoa District, southeast of Langi [lag], Goima, Chambalo, and Mirambu villages
People Group Map Burungi in Tanzania PDF Version



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People Name General Burungi
People Name in Country Burungi
ROP3 Code 101786
Joshua Project People ID 11035
Indigenous Yes
Population in Tanzania 17,600
Least-Reached No
Alternate Names for People Group Bulunge, Burunge,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Burunge 17,558
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Affinity Bloc Horn of Africa Peoples
People Cluster Omotic
People Name General Burungi
Ethnic Code CMT33d
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Largest Religion Ethnic Religions
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
15%    ( Evangelical  4.0% )
Ethnic Religions
55.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
30.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
5.00%
Protestant
30.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
65.00%
Map Source: Anonymous
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