Pongu in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Pongu only in Nigeria

Population

43,100

Christian

30.0%

Evangelical

2.5%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Pongu
People Name in Country Pongu
Population in Nigeria 43,100
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Pongo
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Benue
People Name General Pongu
Ethnic Code NAB56b
Country Nigeria
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Niger state, Rafi LGA, Gumna and Tegina districts, between Kusheriki (north), Zungeru (south), and road southwest; Sabon Gari Pangu is center. Some in Kaduna, Minna, Kontagora, and Bida towns. Bordered by Kamuku [cdr], Ngwoi [nat], Ura [ula], Basa-Kaduna

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Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Pangu: Ubwebwe (43,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Pangu: Ubwebwe 43,000
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Largest Religion Ethnic Religions
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
30%    ( Evangelical  2.5% )
Ethnic Religions
60.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
10.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
25.00%
Protestant
50.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
25.00%
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