Myene in Gabon

Joshua Project has identified the Myene only in Gabon





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People Name General Myene
People Name in Country Myene
Population in Gabon 65,000
World Population 65,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Dyumba, Galwa, Mpongwe, Omyene
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Northwest
People Name General Myene
Ethnic Code NAB57k
People ID 13908
Country Gabon
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Ogooue-Maritime and Middle Ogooue provinces, Lambarene area to coast. Mpongwe on both sides of Gabon Estuary, south of Libreville, Port Gentil area; Ajumba north of Lambarene; Enenga northeast of Lambarene; Galwa in Lambarene area and west; Nkomi on coast.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Myene: Orungu (65,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Myene: Orungu 65,000
For Primary Language: Myene

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1850-1925)
New Testament Yes   (1869-1919)
Complete Bible Yes   (1927)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 10.00 %)
85.00 %
Ethnic Religions
8.00 %
0.00 %
4.00 %
3.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
15.0 %
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
55.0 %
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