Pygmy, Bakwe in Angola

Joshua Project has identified the Pygmy, Bakwe only in Angola





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Main Language


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People Name General Pygmy, Bakwe
People Name in Country Pygmy, Bakwe
Population in Angola 16,000
World Population 16,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Pygmy
People Name General Pygmy, Bakwe
Ethnic Code NAB59j
People ID 10598
Country Angola
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country North, along Congo River below Kinshasa..   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Koongo (16,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Koongo 16,000
For Primary Language: Koongo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1885-1931)
New Testament Yes   (1891-1993)
Complete Bible Yes   (1905-1962)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Koongo Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Religion Subdivision: Ancestor Worship

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.00 %)
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 %
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
80.0 %
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