Ziya, Lower Waria in Papua New Guinea

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People Name General Ziya, Lower Waria
People Name in Country Ziya, Lower Waria
Population in Papua New Guinea 4,700
World Population 4,700
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Lower Waria, Tsia, Zia, Ziya
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Ziya, Lower Waria
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 16109
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Morobe Province, Lae District near Waria River mouth.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Zia (4,700)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Zia 4,700
For Primary Language: Zia

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1978)
New Testament Yes   (1982)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 30.00 %)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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