Bhotia, Buddhist in Nepal






Largest Religion

Main Language


People Name General Bhotia, Buddhist
People Name in Country Bhotia, Buddhist
Population in Nepal 9,810
World Population 117,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bhotia of Sikkim, Danyouka, Lhopa, Lhori, Sikkim Bhotia
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Tibetan
People Name General Bhotia, Buddhist
Ethnic Code MSY50r
Country Nepal
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Janakpur Zone, Ramechhap District, on one of the ridges of Likhu Khola.
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sherpa (7,600) Kagate (1,300) Nepali (1,100) Bantawa (500)
Maithili (80)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sherpa 7,600 Kagate 1,300
Nepali 1,100 Bantawa 500
Maithili 80
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
Prayer Links
Global Prayer Digest: 2008-10-28
Global Prayer Digest: 2008-10-31
Global Prayer Digest: 2013-11-17

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: Jared Kachurak  
Map Source: University of Texas Map Collection  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
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