Sotho-Taung in Lesotho

The Sotho-Taung have only been reported in Lesotho
Population
33,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Sotho-Taung
People Name in Country Sotho-Taung
Population in Lesotho 33,000
World Population 33,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
Alternate Names Taung
People ID 18366
ROP3 Code 113936
Country Lesotho
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Country Lesotho
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Sotho, Southern (33,000 speakers)
Language Code sot   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Taung
Dialect Code 16871   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Sotho, Southern
Primary Language Sotho, Southern (33,000 speakers)
Language Code sot   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Taung
Dialect Code 16871   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Sotho, Southern

Primary Language:  Sotho, Southern

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1839-1993)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1855-1982)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1878-1989)
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sotho, Southern
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Sesotho 1989 Translation (Standard Orth)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Southern Sotho 1909/61 Translation (Standard Orth)
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
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 6.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
5.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.0 %
Photo Source Lara Burchett 
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