Azande, Zande in Central African Republic





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People Name General Azande
People Name in Country Azande, Zande
Population in Central African Republic 86,000
World Population 2,429,000
Countries 4
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Avongara, Makaraka, Mbomu, Nyamnyam, Zande
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Sudanic
People Name General Azande
Ethnic Code NAB66a
People ID 10526
Country Central African Republic
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Rafaï, Zémio, and Obo subprefectures.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Zande (86,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Zande 86,000
For Primary Language: Zande

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1918-1952)
New Testament Yes   (1938-1952)
Complete Bible Yes   (1978)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Zande Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 45.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
18.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
32.0 %
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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