Leya in Zambia

Joshua Project has identified the Leya only in Zambia





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Main Language


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People Name General Leya
People Name in Country Leya
Population in Zambia 11,000
World Population 11,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-South
People Name General Leya
Ethnic Code NAB57g
People ID 13048
Country Zambia
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Southern and Western provinces. With Ila [ilb] it predominates the south.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Tonga: Leya
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tonga: Leya
For Primary Language: Tonga

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1911-1957)
New Testament Yes   (1949-2011)
Complete Bible Yes   (1963-1996)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Tonga Bible 1963 Text / Printed Matter
God's Story Video Film / Video
Jesus Film: view in Tonga Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.00 %)
30.00 %
Ethnic Religions
70.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
35.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
35.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
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