Popoloca, San Marcos Tlalcoyalco in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Popoloca, San Marcos Tlalcoyalco only in Mexico





Largest Religion


Introduction / History

The people have a lack of water so during the dry season there is a lot of sickness because of the contaminated dust in the air. A common sickness is typhoid fever. There is a special berry called the Mexican Olive it is chewy and is a specialty to them roasted or boiled with tortillas and garlic salsa. They also grow Pinion pine seeds. We asked an old Christian grandma how many grand children she has after adding them up in groups she had 72 grandchildren and I can't remember how many great grandchildren. Sadly not many are believers.

Where Are they Located?

The high desert central plains of Mexico just south of Mexico City.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The background of most is Roman Catholic. There are a lot of Jehovah Wittnesses and Luz del Mundo. Both of which are sects that have a lot of influence in the community. The evangelical Church meets on New testament principals only in the name of Jesus Christ. There was a split recently between the two leading families and they started another church.

What Are Their Needs?

Better hygiene and learning how to forgive one another. Bible teaching on godly music because that is one of the controversies in the church.

Prayer Points

* The New Testament was translated by SIL in the 1980s but needs a revision which is in process right now.
* That God would raise up a godly generation and that they would show their faith by their works with love.

Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Popoloca, San Marcos Tlalcoyalco (poh-poh-LOH-kah, tlahl-koh-YAHL-koh)
People Name in Country Popoloca, San Marcos Tlalcoyalco
Population in Mexico 11,000
World Population 11,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Northern Popoloca, Popoloca, Del Norte, Popoloca, Northern
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Zapoteco
People Name General Popoloca, San Marcos Tlalcoyalco (poh-poh-LOH-kah, tlahl-koh-YAHL-koh)
Ethnic Code MIR37z
People ID 14027
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 Puebla.   Source:  COMIMEX, 2004

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Popoloca, San Marcos Tlalcoyalco Spanish
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Popoloca, San Marcos Tlalcoyalco Spanish
For Primary Language: Popoloca, San Marcos Tlalcoyalco

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1976)
New Testament Yes   (1983)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Tti jian joajné Jesucristo Text / Printed Matter
Luke Video Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.70 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
3.00 %
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 %
Photo Source: Anonymous  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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