Shona-Zezuru in Zimbabwe





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People Name General Shona-Zezuru
People Name in Country Shona-Zezuru
Population in Zimbabwe 1,822,000
World Population 1,852,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Karanga, Shona, Zezuru
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Shona
People Name General Shona-Zezuru
Ethnic Code NAB57l
People ID 16101
Country Zimbabwe
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Mashonaland, central, and widespread.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Shona: Chizezuru (1,822,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Shona: Chizezuru 1,822,000
For Primary Language: Shona

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1897-1994)
New Testament Yes   (1907)
Complete Bible Yes   (1949-1980)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible Visuals General
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Biblica Shona Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Four Spiritual Laws General
God's Story Video Film / Video
Gods Simple Plan General
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Shona Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online New Testament - Union Shona(FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online New Testament - Zimbabwe Bible Society (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
Walk with Jesus (Africa, JFP) Film / Video
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 34.00 %)
83.00 %
Ethnic Religions
16.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
1.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
50.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
35.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
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