Fon in Benin



Population

2,089,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Fon
People Name in Country Fon
Population in Benin 2,089,000
World Population 2,202,000
Countries 5
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Dahomean, Fo, Fogbe, Kotafon
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Guinean
People Name General Fon
Ethnic Code NAB59e
People ID 11222
Country Benin
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Zou Province, Atlantic Province, south Abomey-Calavi and Ouidah Subprefectures; Littoral Province, Cotonou. Interspersed with other groups south and in towns north.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  3  (up to 20 largest shown)
Fon French Gun
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Fon French
Gun

For Main Lanugage: Fon


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1967)
New Testament Yes   (1994)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Fon Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Fon Bible Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Fon Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 15.50 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
25.40 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
9.00 %
Non-Religious
0.30 %
Other / Small
0.30 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
17.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
5.0 %
Protestant
5.0 %
Roman Catholic
72.0 %
Photo Source: Sylvain Lanoe   Creative Commons  
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