Koti in Mozambique

Joshua Project has identified the Koti only in Mozambique

Population

97,200

Christian

1.2%

Evangelical

1.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Ethnic & Missiologic Research


Introduction / History

They don't share the same language as neighboring groups, although many of them can use Makhuwa in the main villages for communication and trade. There are cultural similarities with some differences in rituals and family customs. There are only some differences in the way the local traditional leadership is organized. A "Regulo" is the traditional local leader).


Where are they Located?

They live in the Angoche District and in the coastal area of the Angoche Island. There is also one community in the city of Nampula.


What are Their Lives Like?

Their subsistence activities are agriculture, trading and fishing.


What are Their Beliefs?

The majority are Muslim and a minority are Christian. There is no syncretism between Islam and Christianity, although both of them are mixed with animistic beliefs.


What are Their Needs?

Their needs are in the areas of health, education and sustainable development.




Profile Source: Ethnic & Missiologic Research
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Country Mozambique
Continent Africa
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Angoche District and in the coastal area of Angoche Island. One community in the city of Nampula.
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People Name General Koti
People Name in Country Koti
ROP3 Code 105264
Joshua Project People ID 12812
Indigenous Yes
Population in Mozambique 97,200
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Angoche, Angoxe, Ekoti,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Koti Makhuwa
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Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Makua-Yao
People Name General Koti
Ethnic Code NAB57b
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Largest Religion Islam
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
1.2%    ( Evangelical  1.0% )
Ethnic Religions
5.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
93.80%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
100.00%
Protestant
0.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
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