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Nyamwezi, Nyanyembe in Tanzania

Nyamwezi, Nyanyembe

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,701,000 Nyamwezi Islam 34.00 % 8.00 % No   

Nyamwezi, Nyanyembe in Tanzania

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Country: Tanzania
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Tabora region: between Lake Victoria and Lake Rukwa; Rukwa and Kigoma regions.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Nyamwezi, Nyanyembe
People Name General: Nyamwezi
Alternate People Names:
Nyanyembe
ROP3 Code: 107537
Joshua Project People ID: 14083
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 1,701,000
Population all Countries: 1,701,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Tanzania
People Name General: Nyamwezi
Ethnic Code: NAB57o
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Language
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Primary Language: Nyamwezi (1,701,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): nym    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity34.00 %(Evangelical: 8.00 %)
Ethnic Religions1.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam61.00 % 
Non-Religious2.00 % 
Other / Small2.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican15.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant25.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic60.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 2   Less than 2% Evangelical. Initial (localized) church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1897-1940
New Testament:
1909-1951
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Nyamwezi
 
 
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Nyamwezi, Nyanyembe in Tanzania

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