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Herero in Namibia

Herero

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
177,000 Herero Christianity 97.00 % 9.00 % No   

Herero in Namibia

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Country: Namibia
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window: No
Total Provinces on file:3
Location in Country:Omaheke region; Otjozondjupa region: southeast corner and central area, Otumborombonga; Kunene region: Sesfontein north to Angola border area.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Herero
People Name General: Herero
Alternate People Names:
Mbandieru
ROP3 Code: 103756
Joshua Project People ID: 12085
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 177,000
Population all Countries: 220,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Southwest
People Name General: Herero
Ethnic Code: NAB57n
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Language
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Primary Language: Herero (177,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): her    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity97.00 %(Evangelical: 9.00 %)
Ethnic Religions2.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small1.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent35.00 %
Protestant40.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic25.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1875-1912
New Testament:
1878-1912
Complete Bible: 1987
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)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Herero
 
 
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Herero in Namibia

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