Gourma in Benin



Population

52,200

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Gourma
People Name in Country Gourma
Population in Benin 52,000
World Population 1,305,000
Countries 5
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bigulimanceba, Gourmance, Gourmancheba, Gourmantche, Gulmachema, Migulimancema
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Gur
People Name General Gourma
Ethnic Code NAB56a
People ID 12004
Country Benin
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country North, Atakora Province, primarly Tanguieta and Kerou subprefectures; some villages in Materi and Cobly subprefectures; Borgou Province, Banikoara and Karimama subprefectures.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Gourmanchema (52,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Gourmanchema 52,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1947-1988)
New Testament Yes   (1958-1990)
Complete Bible Yes   (2005)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Gourmanchema
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.00 %)
12.00 %
Ethnic Religions
50.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
38.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
8.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
2.0 %
Protestant
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
75.0 %
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