Herero in Botswana


Population
19,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Herero
People Name in Country Herero
Population in Botswana 19,000
World Population 224,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Mbandieru
People ID 12085
ROP3 Code 103756
Country Botswana
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Scattered among other ethnic groups; Ghanzi district: Charles Hill, Ghanzi, Makunda, Dryhoek, New Kanagas, Dekar; North West district: Maun, Gomare, Sehitwa, Makakung, Nokaneng, Shakawe, Nxaunxau, and western cattleposts; Central district: Mahalapye, Toromoja, Rakops, Mokoboxane, Letlhakane; Kgalagadi district: Tsabong, Omaweneno, Werd; Kgatleng district: Morwa.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Botswana
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Scattered among other ethnic groups; Ghanzi district: Charles Hill, Ghanzi, Makunda, Dryhoek, New Kanagas, Dekar; North West district: Maun, Gomare, Sehitwa, Makakung, Nokaneng, Shakawe, Nxaunxau, and western cattleposts; Central district: Mahalapye, Toromoja, Rakops, Mokoboxane, Letlhakane; Kgalagadi district: Tsabong, Omaweneno, Werd; Kgatleng district: Morwa..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Herero (19,000 speakers)
Language Code her   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Herero
Primary Language Herero (19,000 speakers)
Language Code her   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Herero

Primary Language:  Herero

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1875-1912)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1878-1912)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1987)
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Herero
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 7.50 %)
80.00 %
Ethnic Religions
20.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
70.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
15.0 %
Protestant
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source A Lovely World 
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