Tlapaneco, Malinaltepec in Mexico

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People Name General Tlapaneco, Malinaltepec (tlah-pah-NEH-koh, mah-lee-nahl-teh-PEK)
People Name in Country Tlapaneco, Malinaltepec
Population in Mexico 48,000
World Population 48,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Eastern Tlapanec, Tlapanec, Tlapaneco
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Central American Indigenous, other
People Name General Tlapaneco, Malinaltepec (tlah-pah-NEH-koh, mah-lee-nahl-teh-PEK)
Ethnic Code MIR38a
People ID 15510
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 Guerrero.   Source:  COMIMEX, 2004

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Me'phaa, Malinaltepec (48,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Me'phaa, Malinaltepec 48,000
For Primary Language: Me'phaa, Malinaltepec

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1994)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Me'phaa, Malinaltepec Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Online Scripture (Talking Bibles) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.70 %)
97.00 %
Ethnic Religions
3.00 %
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 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
100.0 %
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