Tswana-Kwena in Botswana





Largest Religion

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People Name General Tswana-Kwena
People Name in Country Tswana-Kwena
Population in Botswana 193,000
World Population 244,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Kwena, Tswana
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Sotho-Tswana
People Name General Tswana-Kwena
Ethnic Code NAB57q
People ID 12920
Country Botswana
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Widespread as lingua franca; Southeast and Kgatleng districts; east Southern and Kweneng districts, Central District, Serowe-Palapye and Mahalapye subdistricts; Northwest District Maun village area.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Tswana (193,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tswana 193,000

For Main Lanugage: Tswana

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1830-1966)
New Testament Yes   (1840-1994)
Complete Bible Yes   (1857-1993)
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tswana
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Setswana 1970/1987
Text / Printed Matter Bible: SetswanaTswana 1908/1992
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.00 %)
57.90 %
Ethnic Religions
40.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
2.10 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
2.5 %
63.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
20.0 %
8.5 %
Roman Catholic
6.0 %
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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