Kirifi, Kirifawa in Nigeria

The Kirifi have only been reported in Nigeria
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People Name General Kirifi
People Name in Country Kirifi, Kirifawa
World Population 43,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Kirifawa
People ID 12714
ROP3 Code 105039
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 14  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Bauchi state: Alkaleri, Bauchi, and Darazo LGAs.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 14  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Bauchi state: Alkaleri, Bauchi, and Darazo LGAs..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Giiwo (43,000 speakers)
Language Code kks   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Giiwo (43,000 speakers)
Language Code kks   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Giiwo

Primary Language:  Giiwo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.00 %)
22.00 %
Ethnic Religions
8.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
70.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
25.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
50.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
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