Maasai, Arusha in Tanzania

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People Name General Arusha
People Name in Country Maasai, Arusha
Population in Tanzania 226,000
World Population 226,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Arusa Maasai, Rusha
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Nilotic
People Name General Arusha
Ethnic Code NAB62k
People ID 10441
Country Tanzania
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 33  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country North central, on Kenya border, east of Serengeti National Park. Baraguyu from Indian Ocean nearly to Malawi.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Maasai: Arusha (226,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Maasai: Arusha 226,000
For Primary Language: Maasai

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1905-1961)
New Testament Yes   (1923-1967)
Complete Bible Yes   (1991)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Text / Printed Matter
God's Story Video Film / Video
Jesus Film: view in Maasai Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture (Talking Bibles) Audio Recordings
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
35.00 %
Ethnic Religions
60.00 %
0.00 %
5.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
5.0 %
5.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
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