Tzotzil, Chenalho in Mexico

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People Name General Tzotzil, Chenalho (tso-TSEEL, cheh-nah-LOH)
People Name in Country Tzotzil, Chenalho
Population in Mexico 51,000
World Population 51,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Ch'enalho, Chenalho Tzotzil, Chiapas, Tzotzil, Tzotzil Chenalho
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Maya
People Name General Tzotzil, Chenalho (tso-TSEEL, cheh-nah-LOH)
Ethnic Code MIR37b
People ID 11319
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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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Tzotzil: Chenalho (51,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tzotzil: Chenalho 51,000

For Main Lanugage: Tzotzil

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1951-1995)
New Testament Yes   (1975-1995)
Complete Bible Yes   (1997-2001)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tzotzil, Chamula
Film / Video Luke Video, Genesis Video
Text / Printed Matter 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 Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.60 %)
94.00 %
Ethnic Religions
6.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.0 %
Photo Source: Ricky Parker  
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