Fang in Gabon

Population

604,000

Christian

82%

Evangelical

11%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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Introduction / History

The Fang people of Equatorial Guinea are part of the Beti-Fang continuum of Bantu languages, related to the Ewondo and Bulu of Cameroon. There are some significant numbers also in Cameroon and in Gabon. Their traditional territory is the interior rainforest. They are known as the jungle fighters. Their knowledge of the jungle and their ability to survive and function in the lush tropical vegetation is legendary.

As a result of Spanish colonization, the large majority of Fang people are nominally Roman Catholic. But few have personally accepted the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Scripture has never been translated into Fang of EG, although translations exist in Bulu of Cameroon and in a related Fang language in Gabon. One of these could probably be adapted to Fang.




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Country Gabon
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Northwest, Estuary and Woleu-Ntem provinces
People Group Map Fang in Gabon PDF Version



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People Name General Fang
People Name in Country Fang
ROP3 Code 102997
Joshua Project People ID 11187
Indigenous Yes
Population in Gabon 604,000
Least-Reached No
Alternate Names for People Group Ahouin, Kak, Ntum, Ntumu, Ogowe, Okak, Pahouin, Pangwe,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Fang
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Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-Congo
People Name General Fang
Ethnic Code NAB57c
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Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
82%    ( Evangelical  11% )
Ethnic Religions
5.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
10.00%
Non-Religious
3.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
20.00%
Protestant
25.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
55.00%
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