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Koro, Koro Jula in Côte d'Ivoire

Koro, Koro Jula

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Koro, Koro Jula in Côte d
Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
62,000 Koro Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % No No   

Koro, Koro Jula in Côte d'Ivoire

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Introduction / History
The Koro People are cousins of the Jula people and can trace their history back to the Holy Jihad of the 15th century. One of the oldest living chiefs relates the story of how a war scattered the people from the ethnic center of the Jula people in Kong, Ivory Coast.

Where are they located?
They are located about 150 km west by northwest of Bouake, Ivory Coast.

What are their lives like?
They are principally farmers growing a variety of crops including manioc, potatoes, corn, rice, cotton, cashews and millet. It is a polygamous society with a chief and a counsel of elders that make decisions for the village.

What are their beliefs?
They are Folk Muslim stemming from adding syncretism Islam on top of animism.

What are their needs?
Their principal needs are being able to market their crops, medical, dental, and water needs.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2012-02-18
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Country: Côte d'Ivoire
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Woroba District, Mankono department, Tiéningboué subprefecture.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Koro, Koro Jula
People Name General: Koro, Koro Jula
ROP3 Code: 114932
Joshua Project People ID: 19011
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 62,000
Population all Countries: 62,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Malinke-Jula
People Name General: Koro, Koro Jula
Ethnic Code: NAB63h
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Koro
Language Code (ISO): kfo    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Mbre (Unknown)
Total Languages: 2
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.50 %(Evangelical: 0.10 %)
Ethnic Religions5.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam94.50 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant70.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic30.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
GSEC Status:Level 2   Less than 2% Evangelical. Initial (localized) church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Ministry Resources [7]
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Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
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Koro, Koro Jula in Côte d'Ivoire

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People Cluster
    Malinke-Jula     Africa, West and Central    
      Koro, Koro Jula Côte d'Ivoire    
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