Amto in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Amto only in Papua New Guinea





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People Name General Amto
People Name in Country Amto
Population in Papua New Guinea 400
World Population 400
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Senou, Siawi, Sinou, Sinow
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Amto
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 10302
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Sandaun Province, Amanab Rocky Peak districts, south of Upper Sepik River, toward Left May River headwaters on Samaia River, Amto, Habiyon, Amu villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Amto Tok Pisin
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Amto Tok Pisin
For Primary Language: Amto

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
25.00 %
Ethnic Religions
75.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
40.0 %
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