Sunuwar in Nepal



Population

67,700

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Sunuwar
People Name in Country Sunuwar
Population in Nepal 68,000
World Population 145,000
Countries 4
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Sunwar, Sunwari
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Rajasthan
People Name General Sunuwar
Ethnic Code CNN25o
People ID 18152
Country Nepal
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Ramechhap District of Janakpur Zone. Okhaldhunga District of Sagarmatha Zone..   Source:  www.ethnologue.com
Total States on file:  14  (up to 20 largest shown)
Janakpur (22,000) Sagarmatha (13,000) Mechi (9,600) Bagmati (8,100)
Narayani (4,900) Gandaki (4,500) Lumbini (4,200) Kosi (3,900)
Rapti (1,200) Seti (600) Dhawalagiri (600) Bheri (500)
Mahakali (100) Karnali (10)
Total States on file:  14  (up to 20 largest shown)
Janakpur (22,000) Sagarmatha (13,000)
Mechi (9,600) Bagmati (8,100)
Narayani (4,900) Gandaki (4,500)
Lumbini (4,200) Kosi (3,900)
Rapti (1,200) Seti (600)
Dhawalagiri (600) Bheri (500)
Mahakali (100) Karnali (10)

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Enthologue Language Map

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Languages & Dialects on file:  22  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sunwar (40,000) Nepali (27,000) Bantawa (2,000) Maithili (1,300)
Bhojpuri (1,000) Newar: Newari (700) Chamling (300) Walungge (200)
Rajbanshi (90) Dumi (80) Sampang (40) Nachering (40)
Kansa (40) Khaling (40) Kulung (30) Musasa (30)
Thulung (20) Bengali (20) Tamang, Western Magar, Western
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sunwar 40,000 Nepali 27,000
Bantawa 2,000 Maithili 1,300
Bhojpuri 1,000 Newar: Newari 700
Chamling 300 Walungge 200
Rajbanshi 90 Dumi 80
Sampang 40 Nachering 40
Kansa 40 Khaling 40
Kulung 30 Musasa 30
Thulung 20 Bengali 20
Tamang, Western 10 Magar, Western 0

For Main Lanugage: Sunwar


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1988)
New Testament Yes   (1992)
Complete Bible Yes   (2012)
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sunwar
Text / Printed Matter Bible: परमप्रभु यावे आ लोव़
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
2.25 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
2.55 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
87.06 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
8.04 %
Unknown
0.10 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source: Bethany World Prayer Center  
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