Basa in Nigeria

The Basa have only been reported in Nigeria
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People Name General Basa
People Name in Country Basa
Alternate Names Abacha; Abatsa; Bassakomo
Population this Country 350,000
Population all Countries 350,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 14585
ROP3 Code 108428
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 6  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Kogi state: Bassa and Ankpa LGAs, confluence of Niger and Benue rivers; Nassarawa state: Nasarawa LGA; enclave on Nassarawa-Benue border; Benue state: Makurdi LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 6  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Kogi state: Bassa and Ankpa LGAs, confluence of Niger and Benue rivers; Nassarawa state: Nasarawa LGA; enclave on Nassarawa-Benue border; Benue state: Makurdi LGA..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.00 %)
25.00 %
Ethnic Religions
60.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
15.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Basa (350,000 speakers)
Language Code bzw   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Basa (350,000 speakers)
Language Code bzw   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Basa
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