Sunuwar in Nepal






Largest Religion

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People Name General Sunuwar
People Name in Country Sunuwar
Population in Nepal 91,900
World Population 169,000
Countries 4
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Sunwar, Sunwari
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Rajasthan
People Name General Sunuwar
Ethnic Code CNN25o
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.

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nepali (48,000) Sunwar (30,000) Maithili (8,100) Bantawa (6,000)
Walungge (1,500) Rajbanshi (1,100) Bhojpuri (1,000) Newar: Newari (900)
Chamling (500) Kulung (300) Hindi (300) Thulung (200)
Bengali (200) Kayort (100) Jerung (90) Kansa (80)
Khaling (80) Dumi (80) Musasa (60) Sampang (40)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nepali 48,000 Sunwar 30,000
Maithili 8,100 Bantawa 6,000
Walungge 1,500 Rajbanshi 1,100
Bhojpuri 1,000 Newar: Newari 900
Chamling 500 Kulung 300
Hindi 300 Thulung 200
Bengali 200 Kayort 100
Jerung 90 Kansa 80
Khaling 80 Dumi 80
Musasa 60 Sampang 40
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1850-1961)
New Testament Yes   (1821-2010)
Complete Bible Yes   (1914-2004)
Audio Bible Online
Category Resource
Audio Recordings General Ministry Resources
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Nepali Bible stories
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Nepali
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Got Questions Ministry
Scripture Bible-in-Your-Language
Scripture Bibles, Bible League
Scripture EasyBibles
Scripture International Bible Society
Scripture World Missionary Press Booklets

Major Religion Percent
1.29 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
3.54 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
78.71 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
16.35 %
0.11 %
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