Language:  Lepcha Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

54,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

3

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 Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Rongkup Bhutan 2,900 81,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rongkup India 74,000 81,000 Buddhism 25.68 % -
 Rongkup Nepal 3,800 81,000 Buddhism 3.56 % 1
  Totals:  3           2     2
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Bhotia India 113,000 113,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
 Bhotia Sikkim Bhutan 6,000 89,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhotia Sikkim India 83,000 89,000 Buddhism 4.44 % 2
 Christian India 1,203,000 1,516,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Gurung Nepal 487,000 605,000 Buddhism 5.15 % -
Gurung Ghale Nepal 21,000 21,000 Buddhism 6.44 % -
 Kami Bhutan 800 1,276,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kami India 96,000 1,276,000 Hinduism 2.39 % 2
 Newah India 164,000 1,408,000 Hinduism 2.01 % 3
 Rai Nepal 580,000 708,000 Other / Small 5.57 % -
 Tamang Nepal 1,436,000 1,674,000 Buddhism 6.62 % -
 Thakuri Nepal 398,000 431,000 Hinduism 1.57 % 8
 Yakthumba, Limbu India 142,000 507,000 Hinduism 9.54 % -
  Totals:  13           7     19

Language Alternate Names
Lapcha
Lapche
Nünpa
Rong
Róng
Rongke
Róngkup
Rongpa
Róng-ríng

Dialects
Ilammu
Rengjongmu
Tamsangmu

Dialect Alternate Names

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1845-1989
New Testament 1989
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 Lepcha
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets