Bambara, Bamanakan in Burkina Faso





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People Name General Bambara
People Name in Country Bambara, Bamanakan
Population in Burkina Faso 5,900
World Population 4,721,000
Countries 12
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bamanakan, Kpeera, Noumou
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Malinke-Bambara
People Name General Bambara
Ethnic Code NAB63a
People ID 10617
Country Burkina Faso
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Kénédougou Province, near N'Dorola.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Bamanankan (5,900)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bamanankan 5,900
For Primary Language: Bamanankan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1923-1942)
New Testament Yes   (1933)
Complete Bible Yes   (1961-1987)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible Visuals General
Four Spiritual Laws General
God's Story Video Film / Video
Jesus Film: view in Bamanankan Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
The Hope Video Film / Video
Primary Religion: Islam
Religion Subdivision: Sunni

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.80 %)
4.00 %
Ethnic Religions
23.00 %
0.00 %
73.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
45.0 %
Roman Catholic
55.0 %
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