Ch'ol, Tila in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Ch'ol, Tila only in Mexico





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People Name General Ch'ol, Tila (Chuh-OHL, tee-LAH)
People Name in Country Ch'ol, Tila
Population in Mexico 47,000
World Population 47,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Chiapas, Chol, Ch'ol, Tila, Tila Chol
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Maya
People Name General Ch'ol, Tila (Chuh-OHL, tee-LAH)
Ethnic Code MIR37b
People ID 15488
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 Chiapas.   Source:  COMIMEX, 2004

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Chol: Tila (47,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Chol: Tila 47,000
For Primary Language: Chol

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1947-1968)
New Testament Yes   (1960-1976)
Complete Bible Yes   (1977-2009)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: I T’an Dios Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Jini wen bʌ tʼan Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Chol, Tumbala Film / Video
Luke Video, Pilgrims Progress Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 13.00 %)
96.00 %
Ethnic Religions
4.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
Photo Source: Dave Markham  
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