Bashar, Basharawa in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Bashar only in Nigeria





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Main Language


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People Name General Bashar
People Name in Country Bashar, Basharawa
Population in Nigeria 22,000
World Population 22,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Basharawa, Bashir
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Benue
People Name General Bashar
Ethnic Code NAB56b
People ID 10702
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 Plateau state, Kanam, Langtang, and Wase LGAs, west of Bashar, 25 km north of Jarme on Amper-Bashar Road. 4 villages: Tukur, Bayar, Pyaksam, and Kiram.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Yangkam (22,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Yangkam 22,000
For Primary Language: Yangkam

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.00 %)
15.00 %
Ethnic Religions
85.00 %
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 %
100.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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