• PEOPLE NAME: NYANKORE - HIMA OF UGANDA

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PEID: 22240

ROP: 107356

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Nyankole - (nyn)

Alternate Name(s): Nkole

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Uganda

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Population: 3,970,000

Global Population: 3,970,000


PEID: 22240

ROP: 107356

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Nyankore - Hima of Uganda, numbering 3,970,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Uganda. Their primary language is Nyankole. The primary religion practiced by the Nyankore - Hima is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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