Bembe in Tanzania





Largest Religion

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People Name General Bembe
People Name in Country Bembe
Population in Tanzania 700
World Population 455,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Ichibemba, Keenge
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-South
People Name General Bembe
Ethnic Code NAB57b
People ID 10783
Country Tanzania
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 33  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Kigoma Region, Kigoma Vijinini district, Lake Tanganyika shore, Kigoma town north to Gombe National Park..   Source:  Ethnologue 17

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Bembe (700)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bembe 700
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1936-1966)
New Testament Yes   (1979)
Complete Bible Yes   (1991)
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 17.00 %)
85.00 %
Ethnic Religions
10.00 %
0.00 %
5.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %
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