Baruga, Tugari in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Baruga only in Papua New Guinea





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People Name General Baruga
People Name in Country Baruga, Tugari
Population in Papua New Guinea 3,000
World Population 3,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Tugari
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Baruga
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 10696
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Oro Province, Tufi District, in Musa and Bariji (Bareji) River flood plains. Gaina [gcn], Bariji [bjc], and Yareba [yrb] on south border. The Okeina dialect of Ewage-Notu [nou], Ambe Tofo, Korafe-Mokorua, Miniafia-Arifama, Ubir [ubr], and Maisin [mbq] on .   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Baruga (3,100)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Baruga 3,100
For Primary Language: Baruga

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1995-2008)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Anglican

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 23.00 %)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
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0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
70.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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