Dansa in Nigeria

The Dansa have only been reported in Nigeria
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People Name General Dansa
People Name in Country Dansa
World Population 6,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names
People ID 12973
ROP3 Code 105622
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 Adamawa state: Mayo Belwa LGA, Ganglamja area between Mayo Belwa and Tola. 13 villages. Lamja central town is Ganglamja; Dengsa are south of Lamja.   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 Adamawa state: Mayo Belwa LGA, Ganglamja area between Mayo Belwa and Tola. 13 villages. Lamja central town is Ganglamja; Dengsa are south of Lamja..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Lamja-Dengsa-Tola (6,000 speakers)
Language Code ldh   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Tola
Dialect Code 12740   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Lamja-Dengsa-Tola (6,000 speakers)
Language Code ldh   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Tola
Dialect Code 12740   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Lamja-Dengsa-Tola

Primary Language:  Lamja-Dengsa-Tola

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Needed

Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.00 %)
20.00 %
Ethnic Religions
65.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
15.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
40.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
35.0 %
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more