Bwisi, Talinga in Congo, Democratic Republic of





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People Name General Bwisi
People Name in Country Bwisi, Talinga
Population in Congo, Democratic Republic of 44,000
World Population 162,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bwissi, Katalinga, Kitalinga, Talinga
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-Lakes
People Name General Bwisi
Ethnic Code NAB57d
People ID 11064
Country Congo, Democratic Republic of
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Nord-Kivu Province, Beni Territory, Butalinga County, in Virunga National Park boundary, up to Uganda border.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Talinga-Bwisi (44,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Talinga-Bwisi 44,000
For Primary Language: Talinga-Bwisi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2004-2010)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Talinga-Bwisi Film / Video
The Seed Company Translation Project Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 23.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
12.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
18.0 %
28.0 %
Roman Catholic
42.0 %
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