Ziya-Mawae in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Ziya-Mawae only in Papua New Guinea





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People Name General Ziya-Mawae
People Name in Country Ziya-Mawae
Population in Papua New Guinea 2,000
World Population 2,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Mawae
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Ziya-Mawae
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 13596
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Morobe Province, Lae District near Waria River mouth.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Zia: Mawae (2,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Zia: Mawae 2,000
For Primary Language: Zia

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1978)
New Testament Yes   (1982)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Tuwa Yesu Kristora bowi iwaing Text / Printed Matter
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 22.00 %)
90.00 %
Ethnic Religions
10.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
40.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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