Kakwa, Bari Kakwa in Uganda





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People Name General Kakwa, Bari Kakwa
People Name in Country Kakwa, Bari Kakwa
Population in Uganda 224,000
World Population 354,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Kakwa, Kakwa Bari, Sudan Kakwa, Uganda Kakwa, Zaire Kakwa
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Nilotic
People Name General Kakwa, Bari Kakwa
Ethnic Code NAB62y
People ID 12439
Country Uganda
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Northwest corner, West Nile District.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Kakwa (224,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kakwa 224,000
For Primary Language: Kakwa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1930-1967)
New Testament Yes   (1974)
Complete Bible Yes   (1983)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Kakwa Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
69.00 %
Ethnic Religions
17.00 %
0.00 %
13.00 %
1.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
20.0 %
15.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
55.0 %
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