Kekchi in Belize





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Kekchi
People Name in Country Kekchi
Population in Belize 18,000
World Population 986,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names K'ekchi', Quecchi
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Maya
People Name General Kekchi
Ethnic Code MIR37b
People ID 12608
Country Belize
Region Central and South America
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Southern Belize.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Q'eqchi': Kekchi (18,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Q'eqchi': Kekchi 18,000
For Primary Language: Q'eqchi'

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1937-1986)
New Testament Yes   (1961-1984)
Complete Bible Yes   (1988-2001)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Li Santil hu Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Q'eqchi Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Q'eqchi Bible Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Q'eqchi' Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
The Hope Video Film / Video
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 14.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
4.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.5 %
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
75.5 %
Photo Source: The Masters View / Howard Erickson  
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