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Nchumburu, Kyombaron in Ghana

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
112,000 Chumburung Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 3.00 %   

Nchumburu, Kyombaron in Ghana

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Introduction / History
The Chumburung live on either side of the River Volta, west, north, and east of Kete Krachi. They were divided by the waters of the Volta Lake into five isolated districts. The area covered by these five districts is about 2,200 square kilometres. They are mainly farmers with their farms located within a few kilometers of the villages. The crops that they grow are yams, cassava, beans and corn.

The Chumburung are thought to have been located in the present area before 1700. The Gonjas say they were part of the invading army of Ndewura Jakpa. The British subjected the Chumburung to the Gonja chief of Salsga, and when they tried to assert their independence in the early 1930s the Gonja raided a number of Chumburung villages, causing many to flee to the present Volta region. The original colonial boundaries still divide the Chumburung today, and the lake Volta has broken up this people even more dramatically.

There is significant Christian presence in the area with Catholics, The Evangelical Church of Ghana, The Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Church of Pentecost and Seventh Day Adventists all represented. There are hardly any Muslim Chumburung, though in many towns there are communities of Muslim traders who have their own mosques.

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Country: Ghana
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Northern region: East Gonja district; Brong-Ahafo region: Sene district; Volta region: Krachi district; triangular area with Volta lake south, Daka river northwest, Yeji is south of the lake.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Nchumburu, Kyombaron
People Name General: Nchumburu
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 107144
Joshua Project People ID: 13266
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 112,000
Population all Countries: 112,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Guinean
People Name General: Nchumburu
Ethnic Code: NAB59z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Chumburung
Language Code (ISO): ncu    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity45.00 %(Evangelical: 3.00 %)
Ethnic Religions55.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1994
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 2010
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Film / VideoGod's Story video
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Nchumburu, Kyombaron in Ghana

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      Nchumburu Ghana    
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