Turu, Nyaturu in Tanzania

Joshua Project has identified the Turu only in Tanzania





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Main Language


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People Name General Turu
People Name in Country Turu, Nyaturu
Population in Tanzania 793,000
World Population 793,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Iau, Law, Limi, Nyaturu, Rimi, Urundi
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-Tanzania
People Name General Turu
Ethnic Code NAB57o
People ID 15657
Country Tanzania
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 33  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Singida region, Iramba and Singida Rural districts, north central, south of Singida, west of Wembere River.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Nyaturu (793,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nyaturu 793,000
For Primary Language: Nyaturu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1956-1964)
New Testament Yes   (2010)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Kirimi New Testament Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 16.00 %)
82.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
0.00 %
17.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
10.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
65.0 %
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