Quechua, North Junin in Peru

Joshua Project has identified the Quechua, North Junin only in Peru





Largest Religion

Main Language


Introduction / History

The Quechua, North Junin of Peru have a population of 60,000. They are part of the Quechua people cluster in the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is found only in Peru. Their primary language is North Junin Quechua. The primary religion practiced by the Quechua, North Junin is ethno-religion, a system of religious practices closely tied to the identity of the ethnic group.

Where Are they Located?

They are located in Central Peru, Junin state, Tarma and Huancayo.

What Are Their Beliefs?

They have a strong Catholic background mixed with traditional Inca beliefs of spititualism, sacred places and nature worship.

What Are Their Needs?

They need adequate health care, agricutural development, education and small business training.

Prayer Points

* Pray that Christian churches will understand the role of pastors and deacons as servant leaders.
* Pray for mission teams entering the region for leadership training.
* Pray for storying teams that will train introduce believers to chronological Bible storying for evangelism and discipleship.

Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Quechua, North Junin
People Name in Country Quechua, North Junin
Population in Peru 76,000
World Population 76,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names North Junin Quechua
Country Peru
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country North Junín Department, Junín, Carhuamayo, Ondores, San Pedro de Cajas districts, southeast of Pasco.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Quechua, North Junin (76,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Quechua, North Junin 76,000
For Primary Language: Quechua, North Junin

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1954-1989)
New Testament Yes   (1997-2008)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Tayta Diospa Guepacag Testamentun 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 0.90 %)
99.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
100.0 %
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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