Tembe in Brazil


Joshua Project has identified the Tembe only in Brazil

Population

1,500

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Tembe
People Name in Country Tembe
Population in Brazil 1,500
World Population 1,500
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Tembé-Turiwara, Teme-Turiwara, Tenetehara, Timbé, Turiwara
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Guarani
People Name General Tembe
Ethnic Code MIR39#
People ID 15328
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Maranhão and Gurupi rivers. In Gurupi about 100 of 170 speak Tembé.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Portuguese: Brasil Tembe
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Portuguese: Brasil Tembe
For Primary Language: Tembe

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes   (2008)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.00 %)
60.00 %
Ethnic Religions
40.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
100.0 %
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