Bumbita Arapesh, Urita in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Bumbita Arapesh only in Papua New Guinea





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People Name General Bumbita Arapesh
People Name in Country Bumbita Arapesh, Urita
Population in Papua New Guinea 5,900
World Population 5,900
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Urita
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Bumbita Arapesh
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 11011
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Sepik Province, Maprik District, Torricelli Mountains, south of Wom, 13 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Arapesh, Bumbita (5,900)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Arapesh, Bumbita 5,900
For Primary Language: Arapesh, Bumbita

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2007)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 25.00 %)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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