Fon in Togo





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Main Language


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People Name General Fon
People Name in Country Fon
Population in Togo 63,000
World Population 2,206,000
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 Togo
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Plateau region, Atakpame town north and south, scattered small groups.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  3  (up to 20 largest shown)
Ewe Fon French
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Ewe Fon
For Primary Language: 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
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
35.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
65.0 %
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