Alpine Provencal in France


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

Provencal is a Romance language also called Occitan. Provencal is the name of the people group that lives there. In France, where most live, they speak French as their primary language, but in Italy and Monaco, they speak Occitan as their first language. There are many famous Provencal people including Nostradamus and Napoleon Bonaparte.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Provencal people have created such delicacies as ratatouille, bouillabaisse, and the tropézienne, a rich, cream-filled cake.
There is a high crime rate in their part of the world. They have a strong tourist industry.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Though almost all Provencal are Christian, mainly Roman Catholic, they are secular in their worldview. In their daily lives they depend on the ways of humankind rather than the ways of God. The church is where one is married and buried, but it is not a source of guidance.


What Are Their Needs?

Provencal people need to hear and heed the words of the Bible. Their worldview needs to be centered around Jesus Christ.


Prayer Points

Pray for the Lord to raise up and thrust out Provencal disciples who will disciple others.
Pray for the Holy Spirit to move in the churches in Lombardy, bringing them to a purified faith.
Pray for Provencal Roman Catholics to begin to study and heed the Bible.


Scripture Prayers for the Provencal, Alpine Provencal in France.


References

https://www.beyond.fr/people/index.html
https://www.dictionary.com/browse/provencal
https://frenchtogether.com/provence/


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Provencal
People Name in Country Provencal, Alpine Provencal
Natural Name Alpine Provencal
Alternate Names Monegasque; Occitani; Provencal-Alpin; South French
Population this Country 2,943,000
Population all Countries 3,055,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 14463
ROP3 Code 108150
ROP25 Code 306818
ROP25 Name Provencal
Country France
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Auvergne, Gascogne, Languedoc, Limousin, and Provence provinces   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country France
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Auvergne, Gascogne, Languedoc, Limousin, and Provence provinces.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.72 %)
70.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
30.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language French (2,943,000 speakers)
Language Code fra   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language French (2,943,000 speakers)
Language Code fra   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking French

Primary Language:  French

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1483-1989)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1474-1990)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1478-2020)
FCBH NT (www.bible.is) Online
YouVersion NT (www.bible.com) Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, complete Bible DAVAR Partners International
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories One Story
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories Story Runners
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus film: view in French Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Love letter to you from scripture Father's Love Letter
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Rivka video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
Film / Video The Hope Video Mars Hill Media
Film / Video Walking with Jesus video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video World Christian Videos World Christian Videos
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions Got Questions Ministry
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
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