Bwa in Congo, Democratic Republic of

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People Name General Bwa
People Name in Country Bwa
Population in Congo, Democratic Republic of 333,000
World Population 333,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Babwa, Bobwa, Bua
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-Congo
People Name General Bwa
Ethnic Code NAB57c
People ID 11055
Country Congo, Democratic Republic of
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Orientale Province, Buta, Bambesa, Banalia, Aketi, and Bondo territories. Buta is center. Kiba is in Banalia Territory; Benge and Bati in Aketi and Bondo territories.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Bwa (333,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bwa 333,000
For Primary Language: Bwa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1938)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 26.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
12.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
2.0 %
35.0 %
Roman Catholic
51.0 %
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