Lela, Lyele in Burkina Faso

Joshua Project has identified the Lela, Lyele only in Burkina Faso





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People Name General Lela, Lyele
People Name in Country Lela, Lyele
Population in Burkina Faso 184,000
World Population 184,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Lele, Lyela, Lyele
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Gur
People Name General Lela, Lyele
Ethnic Code NAB56a
People ID 13023
Country Burkina Faso
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country North and central Sanguié Province: Réo, Kyon, Tenado, Dassa, Didyr, Godyr, and Kordie Subdistricts, Réo principal center. Thousands of migrants in neighboring countries, especially Côte d'Ivoire.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Lyele (184,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Lyele 184,000

For Main Lanugage: Lyele

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1968-1999)
New Testament Yes   (2001)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Lyele Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.80 %)
14.00 %
Ethnic Religions
81.00 %
0.00 %
5.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
1.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
35.0 %
Roman Catholic
64.0 %
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