Bijogo, Bidyogo in Guinea-Bissau

Joshua Project has identified the Bijogo only in Guinea-Bissau





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People Name General Bijogo
People Name in Country Bijogo, Bidyogo
Population in Guinea-Bissau 36,000
World Population 36,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bidyogo, Bijago, Bugago, Orango
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Atlantic
People Name General Bijogo
Ethnic Code NAB56c
People ID 10838
Country Guinea-Bissau
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Roxa and Bijago islands. Anhaki on Canhabaque (Roxa) Island; Kagbaaga on Bubaque Island; Kamona on Caravela and Caraxe islands; Kajoko on Orango and Uno islands.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Bidyogo (36,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bidyogo 36,000
For Primary Language: Bidyogo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1973-2012)
New Testament Yes   (1975)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Bidyogo Film / Video
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.50 %)
9.00 %
Ethnic Religions
80.00 %
0.00 %
11.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
15.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
5.0 %
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
55.0 %
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