Maya, Mopan in Belize





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People Name General Maya, Mopan (MY-yah, moh-PAHN)
People Name in Country Maya, Mopan
Population in Belize 11,000
World Population 17,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Mopan Maya
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Maya
People Name General Maya, Mopan (MY-yah, moh-PAHN)
Ethnic Code MIR37b
People ID 13803
Country Belize
Region Central and South America
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Toledo, Stann Creek, and Cayo districts.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Maya, Mopan (11,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Maya, Mopan 11,000
For Primary Language: Maya, Mopan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1965)
New Testament Yes   (1979)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Le'ec Ada' U T'an A Dios A Tumulbene Text / Printed Matter
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 19.00 %)
93.00 %
Ethnic Religions
7.00 %
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 %
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.5 %
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