Nias

KODE BAHASA:
 
Kode: nia
 
Nama: Nias
 
PROPINSI:
 
North Sumatra :: Batu, Nias and Mursala islands. Alasa, Sirombu and Mandrehe (Northwest dialect); Gomo, and south in Teluk Dalam and Batu islands (Central dialect). 770,000 (2000 census).
 
PETA:
 
Batu, Nias
 
Niassan, Nias
 
NAMA LAIN:
 
Batu, Nias Selatan.
 
KLASIFIKASI:
 
Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Northwest Sumatra-Barrier Islands, Nias
 
KELOMPOK BAHASA:
 
Nias
DIALEK:
 
North Nias (Gunung Sitoli), South Nias, West Nias, Northwest Nias, Central Nias.
 
POPULASI:
 
1,042,000 (2011 census).
 
STATUS:
 
5 (Developing).
 
KOMENTAR:
 
North dialect (particularly Gunung Sitoli) has high prestige and is a lingua franca in Nias. The South dialect (particularly Teluk Dalam variety) has lower prestige, especially in northern Nias, and is considered by many Nias speakers from other areas as unrefined. Christian.
 

 
Batu, Nias:
 
- Agama Primer: Christianity
 
- Penganut Kristen: 65%
 
- Persentase Penginjilan: 4%
 
- Jendela 10/40: Y
 
Niassan, Nias:
 
- Agama Primer: Christianity
 
- Penganut Kristen: 85%
 
- Persentase Penginjilan: 17%
 
- Jendela 10/40: Y
 

 
Ethnologue: nia