Parecis in Brazil

Joshua Project has identified the Parecis only in Brazil





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Main Language


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People Name General Parecis
People Name in Country Parecis
Population in Brazil 1,700
World Population 1,700
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Haliti, Pareci, Paresi
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Mato Grosso, 6,000 square kilometers. 15 to 20 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Parecis (1,700)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Parecis 1,700
For Primary Language: Parecis

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1971-1985)
New Testament Yes   (1995)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Waitare Wenati Aho Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Parecis 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
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.00 %)
70.00 %
Ethnic Religions
30.00 %
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 %
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
90.0 %
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