Tanzanian Nyiha in Tanzania


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

The Nyika are a large group spread across the Zambia-Tanzania border. They originated from the Nyiha [nih] people of Mbozi District, Tanzania, but emigrated south possibly around the beginning of the 20th century. They now speak a language which is different from, albeit related to, the Nyiha of Tanzania.


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Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Nyiha, Tanzania
People Name in Country Nyiha, Tanzania
Natural Name Tanzanian Nyiha
Alternate Names Nyasa Nyika; Nyixa
Population this Country 499,000
Population all Countries 1,368,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 14096
ROP3 Code 107560
ROP25 Code 306244
ROP25 Name Nyiha
Country Tanzania
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Mbeya region: Mbozi district, Lake Rukwa south and west.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Tanzania
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Mbeya region: Mbozi district, Lake Rukwa south and west..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 17.00 %)
40.00 %
Ethnic Religions
55.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
5.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Nyiha, Tanzania (499,000 speakers)
Language Code nih   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Nyiha, Tanzania (499,000 speakers)
Language Code nih   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Nyiha, Tanzania
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