Nkonya in Ghana

Joshua Project has identified the Nkonya only in Ghana

Population

36,200

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Anonymous


Introduction / History

The Nkonya people are located in the Upper Volta region in the district of Jasikan. The towns in the region with the most Nkonya people are Ntsumuru, Ntumada and Wurupong. Most Nkonya are located in or around these towns. The Nkonya are governed by 2 paramount chiefs, 1 in the north of the area and the other in the south. This has created a strong north-south divide linguistically, politically and socially between these 2 groups of Nkonya people. There are strongly positive attitudes towards culture and language. However language development is seen for cultural ethnic identification rather than for spiritual motivation. There is a very complex relationship between the traditional religious worldview and the understanding of Christian concepts.




Profile Source: Anonymous

Expanded PDF Profile

People Name General Nkonya
People Name in Country Nkonya
Population in Ghana 36,200
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Guinean
People Name General Nkonya
Ethnic Code NAB59a
Country Ghana
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Southeast, northwest of Éwé [ewe]. Some among Gua [gwx]
People Group Map Nkonya in Ghana PDF Version



Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nkonya (36,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nkonya 36,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1996)
New Testament Yes   (2010)
Complete Bible No
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Film / Video God's Story Video
Scripture Scripture Earth Online Printed Bible

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 15.00 %)
60.00 %
Ethnic Religions
40.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
40.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
Photo Source: Wes Peacock
Map Source: Anonymous
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