Zapoteco, Mitla in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Zapoteco, Mitla only in Mexico





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People Name General Zapoteco, Mitla (sah-poh-TEH-koh, MEET-lah)
People Name in Country Zapoteco, Mitla
Population in Mexico 34,000
World Population 34,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names East Valley Zapotec, S Matatlan Zapotec, Zapotec, East Valley, Zapotec, West Valley
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Zapoteco
People Name General Zapoteco, Mitla (sah-poh-TEH-koh, MEET-lah)
Ethnic Code MIR37f
People ID 15353
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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Languages & Dialects on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Spanish Zapotec, Mitla
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Spanish Zapotec, Mitla
For Primary Language: Zapotec, Mitla

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1954-1986)
New Testament Yes   (1981-2006)
Complete Bible Yes   (2009)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Xtidxcoob Dios ni biädnä dad Jesucrist Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Zapotec, Mitla 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 7.50 %)
91.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
4.00 %
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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