Kongo, Lower in Congo, Democratic Republic of





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Kongo
People Name in Country Kongo, Lower
Population in Congo, Democratic Republic of 1,623,000
World Population 3,876,000
Countries 4
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bakwe Pygmy, Cabinda, Cataract, Congo, Lari, Lower Kongo, Monokutuba
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Kongo
People Name General Kongo
Ethnic Code NAB57b
People ID 12774
Country Congo, Democratic Republic of
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Bas-Congo Province cataract, Mbanza Manteke area; Fioti north of Boma, and scattered along Congo River from Brazzaville to its mouth. Possibly in Gabon.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Koongo (1,623,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Koongo 1,623,000

For Main Lanugage: Koongo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1885-1931)
New Testament Yes   (1891-1993)
Complete Bible Yes   (1905-1962)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Koongo
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 18.00 %)
97.50 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
1.50 %
1.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
26.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
10.0 %
22.0 %
Roman Catholic
42.0 %
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