Benkonjo in Central African Republic

Joshua Project has identified the Benkonjo only in Central African Republic





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People Name General Benkonjo
People Name in Country Benkonjo
Population in Central African Republic 2,800
World Population 2,800
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Unengaged Yes (per Finishing the Task)
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Benkonj, Ukhewjo
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Northwest
People Name General Benkonjo
Ethnic Code NAB57k
People ID 10794
Country Central African Republic
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Sangha Province, south of Nola. Ukhwejo in Ngulo; Bikaka in Nalimo, Salo, Bayanga, and Gbaso; Piiga in Koola, Ambasila; Kamsili in Bomanzoku, Linjombo, both sides of Sanga River. 7 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Ukhwejo (2,800)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Ukhwejo 2,800
For Primary Language: Ukhwejo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 16.00 %)
77.00 %
Ethnic Religions
20.00 %
0.00 %
3.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
5.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
25.0 %
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
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