Sena in Mozambique





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Main Language


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People Name General Sena
People Name in Country Sena
Population in Mozambique 1,878,000
World Population 2,015,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Chisena, Gorongosa, Podzo, Puthsu
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Chewa-Sena
People Name General Sena
Ethnic Code NAB57b
People ID 14848
Country Mozambique
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Northwest, Sofala, Manica, Tete, and Zambezia provinces, lower Zambezi River region.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sena (1,878,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sena 1,878,000
For Primary Language: Sena

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1897)
New Testament Yes   (1983)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: The New Testament in Sena Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Sena Film / Video
NT recording Audio Recordings
Online New Testament (FCBH) Text / Printed Matter
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
The Seed Company Translation Project Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 10.00 %)
82.00 %
Ethnic Religions
10.00 %
0.00 %
8.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
20.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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