Tzotzil, Zinacantan in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Tzotzil, Zinacantan only in Mexico





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People Name General Tzotzil, Zinacantan (tso-TSEEL, see-nah-kahn-TAHN)
People Name in Country Tzotzil, Zinacantan
Population in Mexico 37,000
World Population 37,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Tzotzil Zinacatenco, Tzotzil, Zinacanteco, Tzotzil, Zinacanteco, Chiapas, Zinacanteco Tzotzil
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Maya
People Name General Tzotzil, Zinacantan (tso-TSEEL, see-nah-kahn-TAHN)
Ethnic Code MIR37b
People ID 16107
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)
Tzotzil (37,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tzotzil 37,000

For Main Lanugage: Tzotzil

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1951-1995)
New Testament Yes   (1975-1995)
Complete Bible Yes   (1997-2001)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tzotzil, Chamula
Film / Video Luke Video, Genesis Video
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Achʼ Testamento: Jaʼ scʼoplal ti jaʼ Cajcoltavanejtic
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible in Tzotzil de Chamula
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible in Tzotzil de Chenalhó with Deuterocanon
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Sc'op riox: ja' li' yaloj ti chac' jcuxlejaltic ta sb
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.20 %)
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 %
5.0 %
Roman Catholic
95.0 %
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