Totonaca, Sierra in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Totonaca, Sierra only in Mexico





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People Name General Totonaca, Sierra (toh-toh-NAH-kah, see-AY-dah)
People Name in Country Totonaca, Sierra
Population in Mexico 216,000
World Population 216,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Highland Totonac, Totonaco de la Sierra
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Central American Indigenous, other
People Name General Totonaca, Sierra (toh-toh-NAH-kah, see-AY-dah)
Ethnic Code MIR37z
People ID 12099
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 Sierra de Puebla.   Source:  COMIMEX, 2004

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Enthologue Language Map

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

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1946-2000)
New Testament Yes   (1959-2000)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Hua̱ xasa̱sti talacca̱xlan quinTla̱tican Jesucristo Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Totonac, Highland Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 10.00 %)
97.00 %
Ethnic Religions
3.00 %
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 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.0 %
Photo Source: Miguel Aguirre  
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