Marghi, Central in Nigeria

The Marghi, Central have only been reported in Nigeria
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People Name General Marghi, Central
People Name in Country Marghi, Central
World Population 218,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Lassa; Marghi Central
People ID 13538
ROP3 Code 106326
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 Borno state: Askira-Uba and Damboa LGAs; Adamawa state: Mubi and Michika LGAs.   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 Borno state: Askira-Uba and Damboa LGAs; Adamawa state: Mubi and Michika LGAs..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Marghi Central (218,000 speakers)
Language Code mrt   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Wurga
Dialect Code 13720   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Marghi Central (218,000 speakers)
Language Code mrt   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Wurga
Dialect Code 13720   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Marghi Central

Primary Language:  Marghi Central

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1940-1961)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1987)
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Marghi Central
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
62.00 %
Ethnic Religions
3.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
35.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
20.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more