Limbu in Bhutan


Population
1,800
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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Global Prayer Digest: 2007-08-11
People Name General Limbu
People Name in Country Limbu
Population in Bhutan 1,800
World Population 477,800
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Black Mountain, Chaang, Chang, Monpa, Ole Monpa, Olekha, Tsono, Yakthumba, लिम्बू
People ID 13065
ROP3 Code 105776
Country Bhutan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 30  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country 5 villages: Adha, Rukha, Wangling, Jangji, Thrumzur. The 2 dialects are separated by the Black Mountains   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Total States on file 3
Largest States
Western
(1,300)
Eastern
(300)
Southern
(200)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Bhutan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 30  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country 5 villages: Adha, Rukha, Wangling, Jangji, Thrumzur. The 2 dialects are separated by the Black Mountains.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Total States 3
  Western (1,300)
  Eastern (300)
  Southern (200)
Website South Asia Peoples

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Nepali
Language Code npi   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
Bengali Limbu
People Groups Speaking Nepali
Primary Language Nepali
Language Code npi   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  Bengali
  Limbu
People Groups Speaking Nepali

Primary Language:  Nepali

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1850-1961)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1821-2010)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1914-2004)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Nepali Bible stories
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Nepali
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video New Way - Naya Goreto (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video Until We Met (Indigitube.tv)
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter International Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Other / Small
Religion Subdivision: Kirati
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
10.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.30 %)
3.75 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
15.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
71.25 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From Bhutan census data.  Current values may differ.


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