Chinanteco, Palantla in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Chinanteco, Palantla only in Mexico





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People Name General Chinanteco, Palantla (chee-nahn-TEH-koh, pah-LAHNT-lah)
People Name in Country Chinanteco, Palantla
Population in Mexico 30,000
World Population 30,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Chinanteco, Palantla, Tuxtepec, Palantla Chinantec
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Zapoteco
People Name General Chinanteco, Palantla (chee-nahn-TEH-koh, pah-LAHNT-lah)
Ethnic Code MIR37z
People ID 14270
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 northern Oaxaca.   Source:  COMIMEX, 2004

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Chinantec, Palantla (30,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Chinantec, Palantla 30,000
For Primary Language: Chinantec, Palantla

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1965-1990)
New Testament Yes   (1973)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: El Nuevo Testamento de nuestro señor Jesucristo: Vers Text / Printed Matter
Luke Video Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture (Talking Bibles) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 8.00 %)
94.00 %
Ethnic Religions
6.00 %
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 %
Photo Source: Kerry Olson  
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