Zapoteco, Petapa in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Zapoteco, Petapa only in Mexico





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People Name General Zapoteco, Petapa (sah-poh-TEH-koh, pay-TAH-pah)
People Name in Country Zapoteco, Petapa
Population in Mexico 12,000
World Population 12,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names S Maria Petapa Zapotec, Zapotec, South Maria Petapa, Zapoteco, Petapa, Juchitan, Oaxaca
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Zapoteco
People Name General Zapoteco, Petapa (sah-poh-TEH-koh, pay-TAH-pah)
Ethnic Code MIR37f
People ID 14608
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 Oaxaca.   Source:  COMIMEX, 2004

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Spanish Zapotec, Petapa
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Spanish Zapotec, Petapa
For Primary Language: Zapotec, Petapa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
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: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
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 %
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