Guarani, Mbya in Paraguay





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People Name General Guarani, Mbya
People Name in Country Guarani, Mbya
Population in Paraguay 5,800
World Population 21,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Brazilian Guarani, Chiripa, Chiripa - Guaraní, Guaraní, Guarani, Brazilian, Guarani-Brasileiro, Guarani-Mbya, Mbia, Mbya, Mbyá
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Guarani
People Name General Guarani, Mbya
Ethnic Code MIR39e
People ID 10962
Country Paraguay
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Departamentos de Caaguazú, Guairá, Caazapá, San Pedro, Concepción, Canindeyú, Itapúa, and scattered.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

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

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1971-1976)
New Testament Yes   (1987)
Complete Bible Yes   (2004)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Nhanderuete ayvu iky'a e'ỹ va'e Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Guarani, Mbya Film / Video
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.00 %)
80.00 %
Ethnic Religions
20.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.0 %
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