Iraqw, Mbulu in Tanzania

Joshua Project has identified the Iraqw only in Tanzania





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People Name General Iraqw
People Name in Country Iraqw, Mbulu
Population in Tanzania 691,000
World Population 691,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Asa, Erokh, Mbulu
Affinity Bloc Horn of Africa Peoples
People Cluster Omotic
People Name General Iraqw
Ethnic Code CMT33c
People ID 12248
Country Tanzania
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 33  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Manyara region, Mbulu District, highlands southwest of Arusha in the north.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Iraqw (691,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Iraqw 691,000
For Primary Language: Iraqw

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1957-1996)
New Testament Yes   (1977)
Complete Bible Yes   (2011)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
God's Story Video Film / Video
Jesus Film: view in Iraqw Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
41.00 %
Ethnic Religions
55.00 %
0.00 %
4.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
10.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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