Banyarwanda, Rwandese in Uganda





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Main Language


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People Name General Hutu, Rwandese
People Name in Country Banyarwanda, Rwandese
Population in Uganda 547,000
World Population 11,512,000
Countries 9
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Ruandese, Runyarwanda, Rwandese, Rwandese Hutu
Country Uganda
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Southwest border with Rwanda, Kisoro (mainly), Kabale, and Ntungamo districts.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Rwanda (547,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Rwanda 547,000
For Primary Language: Rwanda

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1914-1986)
New Testament Yes   (1931-1989)
Complete Bible Yes   (1954-1993)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Audio Recordings Resources Audio Recordings
Bible: Kinyarwanda Catholic Bible with DC Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Kinyarwanda Interconfessional Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Kinyarwanda Interconfessional Bible with DC Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Kinyarwanda Protestant Bible Text / Printed Matter
Four Spiritual Laws General
God's Story Video Film / Video
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Rwanda Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture (Talking Bibles) Audio Recordings
Oral Bible Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 29.00 %)
96.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
0.00 %
2.00 %
1.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
30.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
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