Yanomam in Brazil





Largest Religion

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People Name General Yanomam
People Name in Country Yanomam
Population in Brazil 18,000
World Population 35,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Ianoamo, Ianomâmi, Parahuri, Waica, Xurima, Yanoam, Yanomamé
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Amazon
People Name General Yanomam
Ethnic Code MIR39
People ID 20111
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Roraima, Waicá post, Uraricuera River; Amazonas, Toototobi post; Roraima, Catrimani River.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Yanomami: Yanomam (18,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Yanomami: Yanomam 18,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2009)
New Testament Yes   (2011)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 2.00 %)
10.00 %
Ethnic Religions
90.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %
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