Kucong in Vietnam





Largest Religion

Main Language


The Jungles of Southern Yunnan

Source Asia Harvest

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People Name General Kucong (Koo-tsung)
People Name in Country Kucong
Population in Vietnam 7,600
World Population 50,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Khutsho, Kui, Kur, Kutsung, Kwi, La Hu Si, Lahu Shi, Lahu Xi, Mousseur Luang, Musseh Kwi, Ne Thu, Shi, Yellow Lahu
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Tibeto-Burman, other
People Name General Kucong (Koo-tsung)
Ethnic Code MSY50i
People ID 18528
Country Vietnam
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 16  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Lai Chau Province, Muang Te district. Also in China..   Source:  Ethnologue 17th Edition

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Kucong (7,600)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kucong 7,600
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Format Resource
None reported  

Major Religion Percent
55.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.24 %)
2.00 %
Ethnic Religions
42.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
1.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %
Photo Source: Operation China, Paul Hattaway   Copyrighted ©   Used with permission
Video Source: Asia Harvest
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