Marghi, Central in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Marghi, Central only in Nigeria





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People Name General Marghi, Central
People Name in Country Marghi, Central
Population in Nigeria 195,000
World Population 195,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Lassa, Marghi Central
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Chadic
People Name General Marghi, Central
Ethnic Code NAB60b
People ID 13538
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Borno state, Askira-Uba and Damboa LGAs; Adamawa state, Mubi and Michika LGAs.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Marghi Central: Wurga (195,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Marghi Central: Wurga 195,000

For Main Lanugage: Marghi Central

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1940-1961)
New Testament Yes   (1987)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Marghi Central
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
62.00 %
Ethnic Religions
3.00 %
0.00 %
35.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
20.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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