Matal, Muktile in Cameroon

Joshua Project has identified the Matal only in Cameroon





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People Name General Matal
People Name in Country Matal, Muktile
Population in Cameroon 48,000
World Population 48,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Balda, Muktile
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Chadic
People Name General Matal
Ethnic Code NAB60b
People ID 13581
Country Cameroon
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Far North Province, Mayo-Sava Division, Mora Subdivision, southwest of Mora, to the south, east edge of Mandara Mountains.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Matal (48,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Matal 48,000
For Primary Language: Matal

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes   (1989)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Matal Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.00 %)
45.00 %
Ethnic Religions
40.00 %
0.00 %
15.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
1.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
8.0 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
61.0 %
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