Lega, Shabunda Rega in Congo, Democratic Republic of

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People Name General Lega
People Name in Country Lega, Shabunda Rega
Population in Congo, Democratic Republic of 973,000
World Population 973,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Lega-Shabunda, Shabunda Rega
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-Congo
People Name General Lega
Ethnic Code NAB57c
People ID 13018
Country Congo, Democratic Republic of
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Sud-Kivu and Maniema provinces, Shabunda and Pangi territories. First 5 dialects in Shabunda Territory; Kinyamunsange in Pangi Territory.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Lega-Shabunda (973,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Lega-Shabunda 973,000
For Primary Language: Lega-Shabunda

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1934-1942)
New Testament Yes   (1957)
Complete Bible Yes   (2003)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Lega-Shabunda Film / Video
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 20.00 %)
92.00 %
Ethnic Religions
8.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
12.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
6.0 %
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
57.0 %
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