Fang in Gabon



Population

652,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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.



Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Expanded PDF Profile

People Name General Fang
People Name in Country Fang
Population in Gabon 652,000
World Population 1,299,000
Countries 6
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Ahouin, Kak, Ntum, Ntumu, Ogowe, Okak, Pahouin, Pangwe
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-Congo
People Name General Fang
Ethnic Code NAB57c
People ID 11187
Country Gabon
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Northwest, Estuary and Woleu-Ntem provinces.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
People Group Map Fang in Gabon PDF Version



Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Fang
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Fang
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2000)
New Testament Yes   (1927)
Complete Bible Yes   (1951)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Fang

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 11.00 %)
82.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
10.00 %
Non-Religious
3.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
20.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
55.0 %
Map Source: Anonymous  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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