Sherbro, Southern Bullom in Sierra Leone

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People Name General Sherbro
People Name in Country Sherbro, Southern Bullom
Population in Sierra Leone 214,000
World Population 214,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Southern Bullom
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Atlantic
People Name General Sherbro
Ethnic Code NAB56c
People ID 14904
Country Sierra Leone
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Southern Province adjoining Western Area; western peninsula, York District, Ribbi Shenge, Dima, Sicie, Timdel, Benducha, Nongoba.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sherbro: Shenge
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sherbro: Shenge
For Primary Language: Sherbro

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Sherbro Film / Video
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.20 %)
8.00 %
Ethnic Religions
52.00 %
0.00 %
40.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
5.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.0 %
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