Purepecha in United States





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People Name General Purepecha (poo-DAY-peh-chah)
People Name in Country Purepecha
Population in United States 800
World Population 73,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Tarascan, Tarasco
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Central American Indigenous, other
People Name General Purepecha (poo-DAY-peh-chah)
Ethnic Code MIR37z
People ID 15271
Country United States
Region North America and Caribbean
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country California, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Purepecha (800)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Purepecha 800
For Primary Language: Purepecha

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1946-2008)
New Testament Yes   (1969-2012)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Purepecha New Testament Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Purepecha Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 2.00 %)
93.00 %
Ethnic Religions
7.00 %
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0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
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0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
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Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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