Xhosa in Lesotho


Population
24,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Xhosa
People Name in Country Xhosa
Population in Lesotho 24,000
World Population 7,999,000
Total Countries 4
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Tembu, Thembu
People ID 15436
ROP3 Code 110893
Country Lesotho
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Quthing District, south of Quthing city; Qacha’s Nek District, central mountains, inland: Sebapala Valley, villages near Tosing, Tele Valley, Sinxondo.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Lesotho
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Quthing District, south of Quthing city; Qacha’s Nek District, central mountains, inland: Sebapala Valley, villages near Tosing, Tele Valley, Sinxondo..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Xhosa
Language Code xho   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Sotho, Southern
People Groups Speaking Xhosa
Primary Language Xhosa
Language Code xho   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Sotho, Southern
People Groups Speaking Xhosa

Primary Language:  Xhosa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1833-1987)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1846-1987)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1859)
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
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World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Xhosa
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: isiXhosa 1975
Text / Printed Matter Bible: isiXhosa 1996
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 10.00 %)
75.00 %
Ethnic Religions
25.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
75.0 %
Photo Source Kristin Garrett 
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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