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Nyiha, Tanzania in Tanzania

Nyiha, Tanzania

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
417,000 Nyiha, Tanzania Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 17.00 % No   

Nyiha, Tanzania in Tanzania

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Introduction / History
The Nyika are a large group spread across the Zambia-Tanzania border. They originated from the Nyiha [nih] people of Mbozi District, Tanzania, but emigrated south possibly around the beginning of the 20th century. They now speak a language which is different from, albeit related to, the Nyiha of Tanzania.

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Country: Tanzania
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Mbeya region: Mbozi district, Lake Rukwa south and west.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Nyiha, Tanzania
People Name General: Nyiha, Tanzania
Alternate People Names:
Nyasa NyikaNyixa
ROP3 Code: 107560
Joshua Project People ID: 14096
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 417,000
Population all Countries: 1,152,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Tanzania
People Name General: Nyiha, Tanzania
Ethnic Code: NAB57o
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Nyiha, Tanzania (417,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): nih    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity40.00 %(Evangelical: 17.00 %)
Ethnic Religions55.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam5.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent5.00 %
Protestant75.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic20.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 2   Less than 2% Evangelical. Initial (localized) church planting within past 2 years
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Bible Portions: 1904-2012
New Testament:
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Nyiha, Tanzania
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Nyiha, Tanzania in Tanzania

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