Tzotzil, Chenalho in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Tzotzil, Chenalho only 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 52,000
World Population 52,000
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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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Tzotzil: Chenalho (52,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tzotzil: Chenalho 52,000
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
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 %
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