Eshira, Chira in Gabon

The Eshira have only been reported in Gabon
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Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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People Name General Eshira
People Name in Country Eshira, Chira
World Population 59,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Chira, Sira
People ID 11155
ROP3 Code 102949
Country Gabon
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Ngounié province: west of Mouila, southwest of Fougamou and Mandji; small border areas in eastern Ogooué-Maritime and northwest Nyanga provinces.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Gabon
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Ngounié province: west of Mouila, southwest of Fougamou and Mandji; small border areas in eastern Ogooué-Maritime and northwest Nyanga provinces..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Sira (59,000 speakers)
Language Code swj   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Sira (59,000 speakers)
Language Code swj   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Sira

Primary Language:  Sira

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1954)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
90.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
5.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.0 %
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