Gouro, Kweni in Cote d'Ivoire

Joshua Project has identified the Gouro only in Cote d'Ivoire





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People Name General Gouro
People Name in Country Gouro, Kweni
Population in Cote d'Ivoire 518,000
World Population 518,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Kwéndré, Kweni, Lo, Oume
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Mande
People Name General Gouro
Ethnic Code NAB64d
People ID 12007
Country Cote d'Ivoire
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country West Central and Central departments, Zuénoula, Vavoua, Gouitafla, Bouafle, Sinfra, Oumé subprefectures.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Guro (518,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Guro 518,000
For Primary Language: Guro

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1951-1961)
New Testament Yes   (1956-1968)
Complete Bible Yes   (1979)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Guro Film / Video
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.00 %)
24.00 %
Ethnic Religions
70.00 %
0.00 %
6.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
15.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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