Koro, Koro Jula in Cote d'Ivoire

Joshua Project has identified the Koro, Koro Jula only in Cote d'Ivoire





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Main Language


Introduction / History

The Koro People are cousins of the Jula people and can trace their history back to the Holy Jihad of the 15th century. One of the oldest living chiefs relates the story of how a war scattered the people from the ethnic center of the Jula people in Kong, Ivory Coast.

Where Are they Located?

They are located about 150 km west by northwest of Bouake, Ivory Coast.

What Are Their Lives Like?

They are principally farmers growing a variety of crops including manioc, potatoes, corn, rice, cotton, cashews and millet. It is a polygamous society with a chief and a counsel of elders that make decisions for the village.

What Are Their Beliefs?

They are Folk Muslim stemming from adding syncretism Islam on top of animism.

What Are Their Needs?

Their principal needs are being able to market their crops, medical, dental, and water needs.

Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Prayer Links
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-02-18
People Name General Koro, Koro Jula
People Name in Country Koro, Koro Jula
Population in Cote d'Ivoire 52,000
World Population 52,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Malinke-Jula
People Name General Koro, Koro Jula
Ethnic Code NAB63h
People ID 19011
Country Cote d'Ivoire
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Mankono Department, Tiéningboué Subprefecture.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Koro Mbre
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Koro Mbre
For Primary Language: Koro

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.10 %)
0.50 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
94.50 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
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Profile Source: Anonymous  
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