Bura, Pabir in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Bura only in Nigeria





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Global Prayer Digest: 2010-02-02
People Name General Bura
People Name in Country Bura, Pabir
Population in Nigeria 450,000
World Population 450,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Babur, Pabir, Pabur
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Benue
People Name General Bura
Ethnic Code NAB56b
People ID 11022
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Borno state, Biu and Askira-Uba LGAs; Adamawa state, Gombi LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Bura-Pabir: Pela (450,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bura-Pabir: Pela 450,000
For Primary Language: Bura-Pabir

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1925-1937)
New Testament Yes   (1937-1987)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Bura-Pabir Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.00 %)
5.00 %
Ethnic Religions
60.00 %
0.00 %
35.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
20.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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Map Source: Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
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