Igala in Nigeria

The Igala have only been reported in Nigeria
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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People Name General Igala
People Name in Country Igala
Pronunciation ee-GAH-lah
Alternate Names Igara
Population this Country 1,786,000
Population all Countries 1,786,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 12186
ROP3 Code 103960
ROP25 Code 303153
ROP25 Name Igala
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 6  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Kogi state: Ibaji, Idah, Igalamela-Odolu, Bassa, Dekina, and Ofu LGAs; Enugu state: Uzo-Uwani LGA; Anambra state: Anambra West LGA; Edo state: Esan Southeast LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 6  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Kogi state: Ibaji, Idah, Igalamela-Odolu, Bassa, Dekina, and Ofu LGAs; Enugu state: Uzo-Uwani LGA; Anambra state: Anambra West LGA; Edo state: Esan Southeast LGA..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.00 %)
45.00 %
Ethnic Religions
25.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
30.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Igala (1,786,000 speakers)
Language Code igl   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Ogugu
Dialect Code 10810   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Igala (1,786,000 speakers)
Language Code igl   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Ogugu
Dialect Code 10810   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Igala
Photo Source Stuart Carlson 
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