Koro, Koro Jula in Côte d'Ivoire

Joshua Project has identified the Koro, Koro Jula only in Côte d'Ivoire
Population
56,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Koro People are cousins of the Jula people and can trace their history back to the Holy Jihad of the 15th century. One of the oldest living chiefs relates the story of how a war scattered the people from the ethnic center of the Jula people in Kong, Ivory Coast.


Where Are they Located?

They are located about 150 km west by northwest of Bouake, Ivory Coast.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They are principally farmers growing a variety of crops including manioc, potatoes, corn, rice, cotton, cashews and millet. It is a polygamous society with a chief and a counsel of elders that make decisions for the village.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They are Folk Muslim stemming from adding syncretism Islam on top of animism.


What Are Their Needs?

Their principal needs are being able to market their crops, medical, dental, and water needs.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Prayer / Resource Links:
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-02-18
People Name General Koro, Koro Jula
People Name in Country Koro, Koro Jula
Population in Côte d'Ivoire 56,000
World Population 56,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names
People ID 19011
ROP3 Code 114932
Country Côte d'Ivoire
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Woroba District, Mankono department, Tiéningboué subprefecture.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Côte d'Ivoire
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Woroba District, Mankono department, Tiéningboué subprefecture..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map
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Primary Language: Koro   People group listing
Language Code: kfo   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Unknown
Total Languages: 2
Secondary Languages:
Mbre
Primary Language: Koro   People group listing
Language Code: kfo   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 2
Secondary Languages:
Mbre
Primary Language: Koro

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.10 %)
0.50 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
94.50 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
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Profile Source: Anonymous  
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