Kayapo in Brazil

Joshua Project has identified the Kayapo only in Brazil

Population

8,280

Christian

70.0%

Evangelical

35.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Kayapo
People Name in Country Kayapo
Population in Brazil 8,280
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Caiapó, Mebengokre
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster South American Indigenous
People Name General Kayapo
Ethnic Code MIR39z
Country Brazil
Continent South America
Region Central and South America
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Mato Grosso, Xingú Park, south Pará, both sides of the Xingú River, west up to the Iriri and tributaries, and west bank to the Fresco and Zinho rivers. 14 villages

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kayapo (8,300)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kayapo 8,300
Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
70%    ( Evangelical  35% )
Ethnic Religions
30.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
70.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
30.00%
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