Language:  Tsonga Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

6,982,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

4

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Tsonga Mozambique 4,300,000 6,981,000 Christianity 75.00 % 25.59 % -
 Tsonga Zimbabwe 158,000 6,981,000 Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 % -
 Tsonga, Shangaan South Africa 2,500,000 6,981,000 Christianity 68.00 % 21.04 % -
 Tsonga, Shangaan Eswatini 23,000 6,981,000 Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 % -
  Totals:  4         0       0
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 
No reported people groups speaking this as secondary language
  Totals:  0         0       0

Language Alternate Names
Bila (Vila)
Changa
Changana
Changana (Changa)
Djonga
Dzonga
Gwamba
Gwamba (Gwapa)
Gwapa
Hanganu
Hlanganu
Jonga (Djonga)
Jonga (Dzonga)
Langanu
Luleke (Xiluleke)
Ngwalungu (Shingwalungu)
Nhlanganu (Shihlanganu)
N'walungu (Shingwalungu)
Shangaan
Shangana
Shangani
Shihlanganu
Shilanganu
Shingwalungu
Shitsonga
Ssonga
Thonga
Tonga
Vatsonga
Vila
Xichangana
Xiluleke
Xitsonga

Dialects
Bila
Changana
Gwamba
Hlave
Jonga
Kande
Luleke
N’walungu
Ngwalungu
Nhlanganu
Nkuma
Nkuna
N'walungu
Songa
Xonga

Dialect Alternate Names
Changa
Djonga
Dzonga
Gwapa
Hanganu
Hlanganu
Jonga
Langanu
Shangaan
Shangana
Shihlanganu
Shilanganu
Shingwalungu
Tsonga: Bila
Tsonga: Changana
Tsonga: Hlave
Tsonga: Jonga
Tsonga: Kande
Tsonga: Luleke
Tsonga: Nhlanganu
Tsonga: N'walungu
Tsonga: Songa
Tsonga: Xonga
Vila
Xichangana
Xiluleke
Xitsonga

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1892-1968
New Testament 1894-1986
Complete Bible 1907-1989
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Audio Recordings The Promise (StoryRunners Oral Bible Stories)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tsonga
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
General TruthAction resources
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Tsonga 1929/2012
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Tsonga 1989 Translation
Text / Printed Matter Father's Love Letter
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets