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Balanta, Nyakra in Guinea-Bissau



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
14,000 Balanta-Kentohe Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 10.00 % No   

Balanta, Nyakra in Guinea-Bissau

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Country: Guinea-Bissau
Continent: Africa
Region: West and Central Africa
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Spread throughout southern portion of country
(Source: Field worker)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Balanta, Nyakra
People Name General: Balanta, Nyakra
ROP3 Code: 115692
Joshua Project People ID: 20065
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 14,000
Population all Countries: 14,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Atlantic
People Name General: Balanta, Nyakra
Ethnic Code: NAB56c
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Balanta-Kentohe (14,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): ble    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity20.00 %(Evangelical: 10.00 %)
Ethnic Religions80.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent20.00 %
Protestant10.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic70.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1980-2012
New Testament:
2011
Complete Bible: Yes
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)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Balanta-Kentohe
 
 
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Balanta, Nyakra in Guinea-Bissau

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      Balanta, Nyakra Guinea-Bissau    
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            Balanta, Nyakra in Guinea-Bissau          
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      Ethnic Religions     Balanta-Kentohe  
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