Mum, Bamun in Cameroon

Joshua Project has identified the Mum only in Cameroon





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People Name General Mum
People Name in Country Mum, Bamun
Population in Cameroon 570,000
World Population 570,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bamoun, Bamum, Bamun, Shupamen
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Adamawa-Ubangi
People Name General Mum
Ethnic Code NAB66c
People ID 13864
Country Cameroon
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country West Province, most of Noun Division, Foumban area; extreme north Mifi Division; extreme southeast Bamboutos Division.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Bamun (570,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bamun 570,000
For Primary Language: Bamun

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1925-1980)
New Testament Yes   (1967)
Complete Bible Yes   (1988)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Bamun Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.40 %)
8.50 %
Ethnic Religions
1.50 %
0.00 %
90.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
4.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
2.0 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
64.0 %
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