Pedi, North Sotho in South Africa





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People Name General Pedi, North Sotho
People Name in Country Pedi, North Sotho
Population in South Africa 4,034,000
World Population 4,213,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Khutswe, Lubedu, Northern Sotho, Pedi, Pulana, Sotho North
Country South Africa
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Transvaal, south and central.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sotho, Northern (4,034,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sotho, Northern 4,034,000
For Primary Language: Sotho, Northern

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1964)
New Testament Yes   (2010)
Complete Bible Yes   (1904-2000)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Northern Sotho 1951/1986 Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Northern Sotho 2000 Text / Printed Matter
Four Spiritual Laws General
Gods Simple Plan General
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Sotho, Northern Film / Video
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 20.00 %)
82.00 %
Ethnic Religions
12.00 %
0.00 %
1.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
5.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
75.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
Photo Source: Lara Burchett  
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