Karaja in Brazil

Joshua Project has identified the Karaja only in Brazil





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People Name General Karaja
People Name in Country Karaja
Population in Brazil 3,300
World Population 3,300
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Caraiauna, Carajá, Chamboa, Kataja, Ynã
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Amazon
People Name General Karaja
Ethnic Code MIR39d
People ID 12524
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Goiás, Pará, Mato Grosso, Araguaia River, Bananal Island, and Tocantins.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Karaja (3,300)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Karaja 3,300
For Primary Language: Karaja

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1965)
New Testament Yes   (1983)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Deuxu Rybe Tyyriti Text / Printed Matter
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 30.00 %)
60.00 %
Ethnic Religions
40.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
25.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
45.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
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