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Mafa, Matakam in Nigeria



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
8,500 Mafa Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 1.00 %   

Mafa, Matakam in Nigeria

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Country: Nigeria
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, West and Central
Persecution Rank:12 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Borno state: Gwoza LGA.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Mafa, Matakam
People Name General: Mafa
Alternate People Names:
BulaBulahai
East MafaMagumaz
MatakamMofa
NatakanSulede
West Mafa
ROP3 Code: 106001
Joshua Project People ID: 13201
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 8,500
Population all Countries: 313,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Chadic
People Name General: Mafa
Ethnic Code: NAB60b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Mafa (8,500 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): maf    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:West Mafa
Dialect Code:13268
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity7.00 %(Evangelical: 1.00 %)
Ethnic Religions88.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam5.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent20.00 %
Protestant60.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic20.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have only a very small representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1958-1961
New Testament:
1965Audio
Complete Bible: 1978-1989
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Mafa
Text / Printed MatterBible: Mofa New Testament
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Mafa, Matakam in Nigeria

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    Chadic     Africa, West and Central    
     
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      Mafa Nigeria    
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            Mafa, Matakam in Nigeria          
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      Ethnic Religions     Mafa  
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