Kavalan, Kuwarawan in Taiwan

Joshua Project has identified the Kavalan only in Taiwan





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People Name General Kavalan
People Name in Country Kavalan, Kuwarawan
Population in Taiwan 1,100
World Population 1,100
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Kabalan, Kabaran, Kamalan, Kavanan, Kbalan, Kemalan, Kuwarawan
Affinity Bloc East Asian Peoples
People Cluster Taiwan Indigenous
People Name General Kavalan
Ethnic Code AUG01a
People ID 12581
Country Taiwan
Region Northeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Northeast coast, above Toucheng to Ilan, nearly to Suao, and inland to Tayal language area. No longer spoken in the original area; a few migrants to the east coast, Hsishe village, Fengpin Township, Hualien County (1990).   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Kavalan (1,100)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kavalan 1,100
For Primary Language: Kavalan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 7.00 %)
76.00 %
Ethnic Religions
24.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
45.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
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