Miskito in Nicaragua





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Miskito
People Name in Country Miskito
Population in Nicaragua 218,000
World Population 264,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Misquito, Mosquito, Nicaraguan Black
Country Nicaragua
Region Central and South America
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Zalaya Department, North Atlantic Autonomous Region (RAAN), from Pearl Lagoon to Black River, coast and lowlands; a concentration in Puerto Cabeza City; Prinzapolka, Tronquera, San Carlos (Río Coco), Waspam, Leimus, Bocana de Paiwas, Karawala, Sangnilaya,.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Miskito (218,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Miskito 218,000

For Main Lanugage: Miskito

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1889-1958)
New Testament Yes   (1905-1975)
Complete Bible Yes   (1999)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Miskitu Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Miskitu Bible Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Miskito Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Oral Bible stories in Miskito Audio Recordings
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.00 %)
90.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
5.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
15.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
Photo Source: Jim Palmer  
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