Saami, Inari in Finland

Joshua Project has identified the Saami, Inari only in Finland





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People Name General Saami, Inari
People Name in Country Saami, Inari
Population in Finland 700
World Population 700
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Unengaged Yes (per Finishing the Task)
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Finnish Lapp, Inari Lapp, Inari Saami, Ruija Lapp
Affinity Bloc Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster Finno-Ugric, Saami
People Name General Saami, Inari
Ethnic Code MSW51e
People ID 11206
Country Finland
Region Western Europe
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Lapland, above 68.00N lattitude, between Lake Inari and Norway border, mostly Utsjoki border town area.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Saami, Inari (700)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Saami, Inari 700
For Primary Language: Saami, Inari

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1903-1980)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 11.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
5.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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