Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra only in Mexico





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People Name General Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra (chohn-TAHL day wah-HA-kah, see-AY-dah)
People Name in Country Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra
Population in Mexico 3,100
World Population 3,100
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Chontal, De La Sierra, Highland Oaxaca Chontal
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Maya
People Name General Chontal de Oaxaca, Sierra (chohn-TAHL day wah-HA-kah, see-AY-dah)
Ethnic Code MIR37b
People ID 12097
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 southern Oaxaca.   Source:  COMIMEX, 2004

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Chontal, Highland Oaxaca Spanish
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Chontal, Highland Oaxaca Spanish
For Primary Language: Chontal, Highland Oaxaca

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1963-1980)
New Testament Yes   (1991)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Lataiquiʼ loyaʼapa iƚe al cʼa lixpicʼepa L̵anDios Text / Printed Matter
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 28.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
3.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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