Tigon in Nigeria



Population

41,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Tigon
People Name in Country Tigon
Population in Nigeria 41,000
World Population 137,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Akonto, Nzare, Tikun
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Benue
People Name General Tigon
Ethnic Code NAB56b
People ID 15480
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Taraba state, Sardauna LGA, Kurmi District.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Mbembe, Tigon: Nzare (41,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Mbembe, Tigon: Nzare 41,000
For Primary Language: Mbembe, Tigon

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2001-2008)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
8.00 %
Ethnic Religions
92.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
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