Kir in Nigeria

The Kir have only been reported in Nigeria
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People Name General Kir
People Name in Country Kir
World Population 5,700
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Balar; Kirr; Larbawa
People ID 12711
ROP3 Code 105034
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 12  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Bauchi state: Bauchi LGA, Kir Bengbet and Kir Bajang’le villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 12  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Bauchi state: Bauchi LGA, Kir Bengbet and Kir Bajang’le villages..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Kir-Balar (5,700 speakers)
Language Code kkr   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Kir-Balar (5,700 speakers)
Language Code kkr   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kir-Balar

Primary Language:  Kir-Balar

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Needed

Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.00 %)
10.00 %
Ethnic Religions
10.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
80.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
30.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more