Tumbuka in Zimbabwe

Population

14,800

Christian

89.0%

Evangelical

5.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Anonymous


Introduction / History

The Tumbuka or Phoka is a small group of people originally from around the Nyika Plateau of the northern Malawi.


Where are they Located?

Currently, they have spread to Zambia, but they are mostly found between the Nkhamanga Kingdom of Rumphi on the south, Tonga on the east and Ngonde on the North.


What are Their Lives Like?

Basically they are a quiet people who depend on subsistence farming and hunting.


What are Their Beliefs?

Originally they believed mostly in magic and witchcraft, but with the coming of civilization that has changed. Today many are Christians.




Profile Source: Anonymous

People Name General Tumbuka
People Name in Country Tumbuka
Population in Zimbabwe 14,800
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Mombera, Phoka
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Chewa-Sena
People Name General Tumbuka
Ethnic Code NAB57b
Country Zimbabwe
Continent Africa
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window No

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tumbuka (Unknown)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tumbuka
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tumbuka
Scripture EasyBibles
Scripture EasyBibles
Scripture World Missionary Press Booklets
Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
89%    ( Evangelical  5% )
Ethnic Religions
10.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
1.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
50.00%
Protestant
40.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
10.00%
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