Aari in Ethiopia

Joshua Project has identified the Aari only in Ethiopia





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People Name General Aari
People Name in Country Aari
Population in Ethiopia 411,000
World Population 411,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Ara, Ari, Bako, Galila
Affinity Bloc Horn of Africa Peoples
People Cluster Omotic
People Name General Aari
Ethnic Code CMT33d
People ID 10424
Country Ethiopia
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 22  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country North central Omo region, south tip of Ethiopia plateau, near the Hamer-Banna [amf].   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Aari (411,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Aari 411,000
For Primary Language: Aari

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes   (1997)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Aari Film / Video
Oral Bible Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 46.50 %)
62.00 %
Ethnic Religions
38.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
5.0 %
45.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
50.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source: MANI  
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