Naho, Nahu in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Naho only in Papua New Guinea





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Main Language


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People Name General Naho
People Name in Country Naho, Nahu
Population in Papua New Guinea 9,400
World Population 9,400
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Nahu
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Naho
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 13921
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Madang Province, Finisterre Mountains south slopes along Nahu (Gusap) and Bure rivers; north slopes along Kipuro (Yangdala) and Kasang (Mot) rivers.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Iyo (9,400)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Iyo 9,400
For Primary Language: Iyo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1998-2000)
New Testament Yes   (2009)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Bible: Anutu koro Mande Kondé Keta Qu Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 21.00 %)
99.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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