Lunia (Hindu traditions) in Nepal


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Main Language
Largest Religion
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Subgroups: 6

Subgroup Name Population
Chauhan 4,200
Bachgoti 3,200
Awadhia 200
Bind 200
Kharaut 200
Maghaiya 200

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People Name General Lunia (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Lunia (Hindu traditions)
World Population 3,268,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Agri, Behari, Bihari, Chauhan, Chunari, Hindustani, Jhumaria Parmer, Kharwat, Lonari, Londhari, Lunia, Luniya, Luniyar, Mungar, Murha, Nonia, Noniar, Noongar, Nungar, Nunia, Nuniya, Paschinafati, Sambhri, Sambhri Chauhan, Tel Julaha, Teli Julaha, Uppar, लूनिया (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 17391
ROP3 Code 112789
Country Nepal
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 32  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 11
Largest States
Narayani
29,000
Janakpur
28,000
Kosi
8,100
Mechi
1,200
Sagarmatha
500
Bagmati
300
Gandaki
200
Lumbini
100
Seti
100
Bheri
90
Rapti
40
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Nepal
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 32  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 11
  Narayani 29,000
  Janakpur 28,000
  Kosi 8,100
  Mechi 1,200
  Sagarmatha 500
  Bagmati 300
  Gandaki 200
  Lumbini 100
  Seti 100
  Bheri 90
  Rapti 40
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Maithili (48,000 speakers)
Language Code mai   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Bhojpuri
20,000
Nepali
500
Angika
500
Hindi
200
Awadhi
200
Magahi
80
Dotyali
60
Primary Language Maithili (48,000 speakers)
Language Code mai   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Bhojpuri 20,000
  Nepali 500
  Angika 500
  Hindi 200
  Awadhi 200
  Magahi 80
  Dotyali 60
People Groups Speaking Maithili

Primary Language:  Maithili

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes
Bible-New Testament Yes  (2010)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Maithili
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Good News (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Maithili
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: jivən səndesh
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.06 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.03 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.87 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.04 %
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Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest Nepal census data.  Current values may differ.


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