Nahuatl, Orizaba in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Nahuatl, Orizaba only in Mexico





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People Name General Nahuatl, Orizaba (NAH-wahtl, oh-dee-SAH-bah)
People Name in Country Nahuatl, Orizaba
Population in Mexico 180,000
World Population 180,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Nahuatl, Nahuatl de Orizaba, Nahuatl, Orizaba Aztec, Orizaba Aztec
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Aztec
People Name General Nahuatl, Orizaba (NAH-wahtl, oh-dee-SAH-bah)
Ethnic Code MIR37a
People ID 14213
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 to the south of Orizaba.   Source:  COMIMEX, 2004

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Nahuatl, Orizaba (180,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nahuatl, Orizaba 180,000
For Primary Language: Nahuatl, Orizaba

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1995-2009)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.20 %)
97.00 %
Ethnic Religions
3.00 %
0.00 %
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0.00 %
Other / Small
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Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
50.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
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