Karamojong, Dodoth in Uganda

Joshua Project has identified the Karamojong only in Uganda





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People Name General Karamojong
People Name in Country Karamojong, Dodoth
Population in Uganda 974,000
World Population 974,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Dodoth, Jie, Jiye
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Nilotic
People Name General Karamojong
Ethnic Code NAB62y
People ID 12528
Country Uganda
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East and northeast, Karamojo District, Moroto area.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Ng'akarimojong (974,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Ng'akarimojong 974,000
For Primary Language: Ng'akarimojong

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1932-1967)
New Testament Yes   (1974-2010)
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 Karamojong Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.00 %)
20.00 %
Ethnic Religions
80.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
10.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
65.0 %
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