Kele, Kili in Congo, Democratic Republic of

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People Name General Kele
People Name in Country Kele, Kili
Population in Congo, Democratic Republic of 412,000
World Population 412,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Akele, Kili, Western Kele, Yakusu
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-Congo
People Name General Kele
Ethnic Code NAB57c
People ID 12611
Country Congo, Democratic Republic of
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Former Orientale Province, Isangi Territory, on Lomami and Congo rivers.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Kele Kele
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kele Kele
For Primary Language: Kele

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1903-1936)
New Testament Yes   (1918-1958)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Kele Film / Video
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 31.00 %)
94.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
1.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
15.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
9.0 %
45.0 %
Roman Catholic
31.0 %
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