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Marghi, Central in Nigeria



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
218,000 Marghi Central Christianity 62.00 % 12.00 %   

Marghi, Central 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
Total Provinces on file:2
Location in Country:Borno state: Askira-Uba and Damboa LGAs; Adamawa state: Mubi and Michika LGAs.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Marghi, Central
People Name General: Marghi, Central
Alternate People Names:
LassaMarghi Central
ROP3 Code: 106326
Joshua Project People ID: 13538
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 218,000
Population all Countries: 218,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Chadic
People Name General: Marghi, Central
Ethnic Code: NAB60b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Marghi Central (218,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mrt    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Wurga
Dialect Code:13720
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity62.00 %(Evangelical: 12.00 %)
Ethnic Religions3.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam35.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent20.00 %
Protestant20.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic60.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 6   Greater than or equal to 10% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1940-1961
New Testament:
1987Audio
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 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)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Marghi Central
 
 
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Marghi, Central in Nigeria

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    Chadic     Africa, West and Central    
     
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      Marghi, Central Nigeria    
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            Marghi, Central in Nigeria          
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      Christianity     Marghi Central  
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