Lunape in Bhutan

Joshua Project has identified the Lunape only in Bhutan






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People Name General Lunape
People Name in Country Lunape
Population in Bhutan 1,100
World Population 1,100
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Bhutanese
People Name General Lunape
Ethnic Code MSY50
People ID 19658
Country Bhutan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 31  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Punakha District, north, northeast quadrant, Lunana, on Pho Chhu River north from Punakha, right fork halfway up the valley.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Total States on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Central (1,100) Western (10)
Total States on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Central (1,100) Western (10)

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Lunanakha (1,100)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Lunanakha 1,100
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Format Resource
None reported  

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 %
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