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Kanuri, Central

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Beriberi, Bornu, Kanouri, Kanoury, Yerwa Kanuri Also: in -- "Baribari", "Beriberi", Bornouan, Bornouans, Bornu, Kanouri, Kanoury, Kole, Kolere, Sirata, Yerwa Kanuri; in -- Aga, "Baribari", "Beriberi", Bornouan, Bornouans, Bornu, Kanouri, Kanoury, Kole, Kolere, Sirata, Yerwa Kanuri; in -- "Beriberi", Bornouans, Bornu, Kanouri, Kanoury, Kole, Sirata, Yerwa Kanuri; in -- "Beriberi", Bornouans, Bornu, Kanouri, Kanoury, Kole, Sirata, Yerwa Kanuri
  • Scriptures published: New Testament (1997) Portions (1949)
    FCBH (1997 Bible Society of Nigeria) See above
    The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: No information available.
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Nigeria
  • Region: Borno State, Kukawa, Kaga, Konduga, Maiduguri, Monguno, Ngala, Bama, and Gwoza LGAs; Yobe State, Nguru, Geidam, Damaturu, Fika, Fune, and Gujba LGAs; Jigawa State, Hadejia LGA
  • Also used in:
  • Religion: Muslim
  • Number of users: 3,240,500 (3,000,000 in Nigeria (Gunnemark and Kenrick 1985); 56,500 in Cameroon (1982 SIL); 104,000 in Chad (2006); 80,000 in Niger (1998); )
  • Vitality: Wider Communication

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)

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