Gourma in Benin

Population

52,200

Christian

12.0%

Evangelical

1.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

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People Name General Gourma
People Name in Country Gourma
Population in Benin 52,200
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
Country Benin
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country North, Atakora Province, primarly Tanguieta and Kerou subprefectures; some villages in Materi and Cobly subprefectures; Borgou Province, Banikoara and Karimama subprefectures

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Gourmanchema (52,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Gourmanchema 52,000
Largest Religion Ethnic Religions
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
12%    ( Evangelical  1.0% )
Ethnic Religions
50.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
38.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
8.00%
Protestant
15.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
2.00%
Roman Catholic
75.00%
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