Tzotzil, Chamula in Mexico


Population
185,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Tzotzil, Chamula
People Name in Country Tzotzil, Chamula
Population in Mexico 185,000
World Population 187,500
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
Alternate Names Chamula, Chamula Tzotzil, Chiapas, Tzotzil
People ID 11304
ROP3 Code 102005
Country Mexico
Region Central and South America
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 40  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Central Chiapas, Venustiano Carranza municipality, Venustiano Carranza, El Puerto, and El Paraiso de Grijalva towns; West central Chiapas, San Juan Chamula, Huitiupan, Simojovel, San Juan del Bosque, San Cristóbal Las Casas, Bochil, Pueblo Nuevo Solistahuacan, Ocozocoautla, Ixtapa (Nibak), Jitotol, Teopisca, Amatan, and Ishuatan; Chiapas, Chenalhó and Huixtán regions.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Mexico
Region Central and South America
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 40  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Central Chiapas, Venustiano Carranza municipality, Venustiano Carranza, El Puerto, and El Paraiso de Grijalva towns; West central Chiapas, San Juan Chamula, Huitiupan, Simojovel, San Juan del Bosque, San Cristóbal Las Casas, Bochil, Pueblo Nuevo Solistahuacan, Ocozocoautla, Ixtapa (Nibak), Jitotol, Teopisca, Amatan, and Ishuatan; Chiapas, Chenalhó and Huixtán regions..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Tzotzil (185,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: tzo   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Primary Dialect: Chamula
Dialect Code: 2641   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Tzotzil (185,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: tzo   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect: Chamula
Dialect Code: 2641   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Tzotzil

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1951-1995)
New Testament Yes   (1975-1995)
Complete Bible Yes   (1997-2001)
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tzotzil
Film / Video Luke Video, Genesis Video
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Achʼ Testamento: Jaʼ scʼoplal ti jaʼ Cajcoltavanejtic
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible in Tzotzil de Chamula
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible in Tzotzil de Chenalhó with Deuterocanon
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Sc'op riox: ja' li' yaloj ti chac' jcuxlejaltic ta sb
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.60 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
75.0 %
Photo Source: Amy Reece  
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