Tzotzil, Chamula in Mexico





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People Name General Tzotzil, Chamula (tso-TSEEL, chah-MOO-lah)
People Name in Country Tzotzil, Chamula
Population in Mexico 183,000
World Population 186,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Chamula, Chamula Tzotzil, Chiapas, Tzotzil
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Maya
People Name General Tzotzil, Chamula (tso-TSEEL, chah-MOO-lah)
Ethnic Code MIR37b
People ID 11304
Country Mexico
Region Central and South America
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 38  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Chiapas.   Source:  COMIMEX, 2004

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Tzotzil: Chamula (183,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tzotzil: Chamula 183,000
For Primary Language: Tzotzil

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1951-1995)
New Testament Yes   (1975-1995)
Complete Bible Yes   (1997-2001)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Achʼ Testamento: Jaʼ scʼoplal ti jaʼ Cajcoltavanejtic Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Bible in Tzotzil de Chamula Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Bible in Tzotzil de Chenalhó with Deuterocanon Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Sc'op riox: ja' li' yaloj ti chac' jcuxlejaltic ta sb Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Tzotzil, Chamula Film / Video
Luke Video, Genesis Video Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 4.60 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
75.0 %
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