Limbu in Bangladesh






Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Limbu
People Name in Country Limbu
Population in Bangladesh 200
World Population 547,000
Countries 4
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Black Mountain, Chaang, Chang, Monpa, Ole Monpa, Olekha, Tsono, Yakthumba
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster South Himalaya
People Name General Limbu
Ethnic Code MSY50k
People ID 13065
Country Bangladesh
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 43  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file:  3  (up to 20 largest shown)
Rajshahi (100) Sylhet (40) Khulna (30)
Total States on file:  3  (up to 20 largest shown)
Rajshahi (100) Sylhet (40)
Khulna (30)

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Languages & Dialects on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Limbu (200) Nepali (60)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Limbu 200 Nepali 60
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1996-2003)
New Testament Yes   (2009)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Limbu
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Yesu khristarɛ kunisaam
Text / Printed Matter Limbu Literature Association
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed Matter Virtual Storehouse, New Testament

Major Religion Percent
9.76 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
12.20 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
78.05 %
0.00 %
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