Language:  Bantawa Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

152,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

2

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Not Available

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Bantawa Nepal 4,200 4,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Walang, Bantawa Bhutan 3,500 7,200 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  2         2       2
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 223,000 3,972,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 4
 Bhote Nepal 12,000 12,000 Buddhism 1.40 % 1
 Brahmin Nepal 3,150,000 63,636,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 63
 Brahmin Hill Nepal 3,017,000 3,017,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 60
 Chhetri Nepal 4,117,000 4,385,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 82
 Danuwar Rai Nepal 78,000 78,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 2
 Darjee Nepal 441,000 497,000 Hinduism 1.07 % 9
 Dhimal Nepal 25,000 30,000 Hinduism 1.30 % 1
 Gangai Nepal 36,000 41,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gharti Nepal 111,000 133,000 Hinduism 1.07 % 2
 Gurung Nepal 486,000 607,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 10
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 78,000 1,566,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 119,000 3,928,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 2
 Kami Nepal 1,177,000 1,283,000 Hinduism 1.56 % 24
Khambu Nepal 700 340,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khatwa Nepal 96,000 371,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 2
 Kumal Nepal 113,000 117,000 Hinduism 2.29 % 2
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 97,000 9,787,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Magar Nepal 1,767,000 2,120,000 Hinduism 2.28 % 35
 Majhi Nepal 78,000 200,000 Hinduism 2.95 % 2
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 111,000 12,083,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 2
 Newah Nepal 1,237,000 1,410,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 25
 Rai Bhutan 2,900 710,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rai Nepal 579,000 710,000 Other / Small 5.57 % -
 Sarki Nepal 351,000 381,000 Hinduism 2.14 % 7
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 61,000 7,900,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Nepal 87,000 1,509,000 Hinduism 0.44 % 2
 Sunuwar Nepal 53,000 137,000 Hinduism 2.60 % 1
 Tamang Nepal 1,435,000 1,678,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 29
 Thakuri Nepal 397,000 430,000 Hinduism 1.57 % 8
 Tharu Nepal 1,626,000 2,147,000 Hinduism 3.41 % 33
 Yakthumba, Limbu Nepal 362,000 510,000 Other / Small 2.69 % 7
  Totals:  32         31       423

Language Alternate Names
Amchoke (Western Bantawa)
An Yüng
Bantaba
Bantawa Dum
Bantawa Rai
Bantawa Yong
Bantawa Yüng
Bontawa
Dhankuta (Eastern Bantawa)
Dilpali (Northern Bantawa)
Eastern Bantawa
Hatuwali (Southern Bantawa)
Kiranti
Kirat Khambu
Kirat Khambu Rai
Kirawa Yüng
Northern Bantawa
Rai
Rai, Bantawa
Southern Bantawa
Western Bantawa

Dialects
Amchoke
Bantawa Bhojpur
Bantawa Panchthar
Chhintang
Dhankuta
Dilpali
Dungmali
Eastern Bantawa
Hatuwali
Northern Bantawa
Rungchenbung
Southern Bantawa
Waling
Western Bantawa
Yangma

Dialect Alternate Names
Amchauke
Amchoke
Bantawa
Dhankuta
Dilpali
Hangkhim
Hatuwali
Rai: Bantawa
Rai: Bantawa Bhojpur
Rai: Bantawa Panchthar

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament None Reported
Complete Bible None Reported

Online / Mobile App Bibles
Not Available
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bantawa