Pygmy, Asua in Congo, Democratic Republic of

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People Name General Pygmy, Asua
People Name in Country Pygmy, Asua
Population in Congo, Democratic Republic of 36,000
World Population 36,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Aka, Aka Pygmy, Asua, Pygmy
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Pygmy
People Name General Pygmy, Asua
Ethnic Code BYG12
People ID 10468
Country Congo, Democratic Republic of
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Orientale Province, Rungu Territory, Ituri Forest, in Mangbetu [mdj] dialect areas of Maele, Meje, Aberu, and Popoi.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Asoa (36,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Asoa 36,000
For Primary Language: Asoa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 10.00 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
35.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
5.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
10.0 %
18.0 %
Roman Catholic
67.0 %
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