Bareshe, Gungawa in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Bareshe only in Nigeria





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People Name General Bareshe
People Name in Country Bareshe, Gungawa
Population in Nigeria 82,000
World Population 82,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Gungawa, Resha, Reshawa, Reshe
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Benue
People Name General Bareshe
Ethnic Code NAB56b
People ID 10686
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country South Kebbi state, Yauri LGA; west Niger state, Borgu LGA; banks of Niger River, north of Busa.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Reshe (82,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Reshe 82,000
For Primary Language: Reshe

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1970-2009)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Reshe Film / Video
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.00 %)
18.00 %
Ethnic Religions
6.00 %
0.00 %
76.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
40.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
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