Huixtan Tzeltal in Mexico

The Tzotzil, Huixtan have only been reported in Mexico
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People Name General Tzotzil, Huixtan
People Name in Country Tzotzil, Huixtan
Natural Name Huixtan Tzeltal
Pronunciation weeks-TAHN tso-TSEEL
Population this Country 30,000
Population all Countries 30,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Hixtan; Huixtan; Huixtan Tzotzil; Tzotzil; Tzotzil Carranza
People ID 12144
ROP3 Code 103901
Country Mexico
Region America, Latin
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 37  (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 America, Latin
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 37  (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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Primary Language Tzotzil (30,000 speakers)
Language Code tzo   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Huixtan
Dialect Code 1204   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Tzotzil (30,000 speakers)
Language Code tzo   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Huixtan
Dialect Code 1204   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Tzotzil
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 16.00 %)
96.00 %
Ethnic Religions
4.00 %
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
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
80.0 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
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