Tswana-Hurutshe in Botswana





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People Name General Tswana-Hurutshe
People Name in Country Tswana-Hurutshe
Population in Botswana 12,000
World Population 1,373,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Kgatla, Tswana
Country Botswana
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Widespread as lingua franca; Southeast and Kgatleng districts; east Southern and Kweneng districts, Central District, Serowe-Palapye and Mahalapye subdistricts; Northwest District Maun village area.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Tswana (13,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tswana 13,000
For Primary Language: Tswana

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1830-1966)
New Testament Yes   (1840-1994)
Complete Bible Yes   (1857-1993)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible Visuals General
Bible: Setswana 1970/1987 Text / Printed Matter
Bible: SetswanaTswana 1908/1992 Text / Printed Matter
Four Spiritual Laws General
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Tswana Film / Video
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
68.00 %
Ethnic Religions
32.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
40.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
35.0 %
12.0 %
Roman Catholic
13.0 %
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