Bhotia, Sikkim in Nepal






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People Name General Bhotia, Sikkim
People Name in Country Bhotia, Sikkim
Population in Nepal 1,110
World Population 116,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bhotia, Bhotia of Bhutan, Bhotia of Sikkim, Bhutia, Dandzongka, Drukpa, Lachengpa, Lhori, Monpa, Rang, Ranks, Rongpa, Shauka, Sikkim Bhotia, Tibetan, Tibetan Bhotia
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Tibeto-Burman, other
People Name General Bhotia, Sikkim
Ethnic Code MSY50r
Country Nepal
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sherpa (1,200) Nepali (20)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sherpa 1,200 Nepali 20
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1975-2008)
New Testament Yes   (2014)
Complete Bible No
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online scripture / Portions
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sherpa

Major Religion Percent
100.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %
Photo Source: Peoples of the Buddhist World, Paul Hattaway   Copyrighted ©   Used with permission
Map Source: University of Texas Map Collection  
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