Welsh in Argentina


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Welsh are a people of Celtic origin having many unique cultural practices, including the carving of 'love spoons' and the playing of the Celtic harp. They are very fond of their national sport -- Rugby football.


Where Are they Located?

Most live in Wales, UK. with a small diaspora in Patagonia, Argentina an other countries.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The lives of the welsh are generally more impoverished than those of their English cousins. However, strong national identity prevents them slipping into destitution.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Once a proud Evangelical nation, they have in recent times lost their faith to the wave of commercialism that has over taken many "Western" countries.


Prayer Points

Scripture Prayers for the Welsh in Argentina.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Welsh
People Name in Country Welsh
Alternate Names Cymraeg; Kala; Welsh Gypsy
Population this Country 5,000
Population all Countries 662,000
Total Countries 7
Indigenous No
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 15905
ROP3 Code 110743
ROP25 Code 308780
ROP25 Name Welsh
Country Argentina
Region America, Latin
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Chubut province.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Argentina
Region America, Latin
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Chubut province..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.00 %)
60.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
40.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Welsh (5,000 speakers)
Language Code cym   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Welsh (5,000 speakers)
Language Code cym   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Welsh
Photo Source Amelia Black 
Profile Source Anonymous 
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