Limbu in Bhutan



Population

1,500

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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Global Prayer Digest: 2007-08-11
People Name General Limbu
People Name in Country Limbu
Population in Bhutan 1,500
World Population 550,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
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 Bhutan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 31  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country 5 villages: Adha, Rukha, Wangling, Jangji, Thrumzur. The 2 dialects are separated by the Black Mountains.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Total States on file:  3  (up to 20 largest shown)
Western (1,200) Eastern (200) Southern (200)
Total States on file:  3  (up to 20 largest shown)
Western (1,200) Eastern (200)
Southern (200)

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Enthologue Language Map



Languages & Dialects on file:  3  (up to 20 largest shown)
Bengali Limbu Nepali
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bengali Limbu
Nepali

For Main Lanugage: Nepali


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1850-1961)
New Testament Yes   (1821-2010)
Complete Bible Yes   (1914-2004)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bibles, Bible League Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
General Ministry Resources Audio Recordings
God's Story Video Film / Video
Got Questions Ministry General
International Bible Society Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Nepali Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) Film / Video
Nepali Bible stories Audio Recordings
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture (Talking Bibles) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Other / Small
Religion Subdivision: Kirat

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
7.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.30 %)
3.30 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
16.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
73.70 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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