Baya, Gbaya in Cameroon





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People Name General Baya
People Name in Country Baya, Gbaya
Population in Cameroon 354,000
World Population 668,000
Countries 6
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Gbaya, Gbea, Mbere Baya, Northwest Gbaya
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Adamawa-Ubangi
People Name General Baya
Ethnic Code NAB66c
People ID 10742
Country Cameroon
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Vast area: North Province, Mayo-Rey Division, south of Touboro; Adamawa Province, Mbere Division, Meiganga Subdivision; Djerem Division, Ngaoundal and Tibati Subdivisions; Faro and Deo Division, Tignere Subdivision; East Province, Lom and Djerem Division,.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

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

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1933-1975)
New Testament Yes   (1968-1982)
Complete Bible Yes   (1995)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Gbaya Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Gbaya Bible Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Gbaya, Northwest Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 20.00 %)
63.00 %
Ethnic Religions
23.00 %
0.00 %
14.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
3.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
30.0 %
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
7.0 %
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