Totonaca, Papantla in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Totonaca, Papantla only in Mexico





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People Name General Totonaca, Papantla (toh-toh-NAH-kah, pah-PAHNT-lah)
People Name in Country Totonaca, Papantla
Population in Mexico 144,000
World Population 144,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Lowland Totonac, Papantla, Totonaco, Totonaco de Papantla
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Central American Indigenous, other
People Name General Totonaca, Papantla (toh-toh-NAH-kah, pah-PAHNT-lah)
Ethnic Code MIR37z
People ID 13125
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 Veracruz.   Source:  COMIMEX, 2004

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Totonac, Papantla: Totonaca, Papantla (144,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Totonac, Papantla: Totonaca, Papantla 144,000
For Primary Language: Totonac, Papantla

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1973-1990)
New Testament Yes   (1979)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Bible: Xasasti talaccaxlan Text / Printed Matter
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 1.30 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
30.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.0 %
Photo Source: Kerry Olson  
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