Zeliang in India

The Zeliang have only been reported in India
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Largest Religion
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People Name General Zeliang
People Name in Country Zeliang
Population in India 104,000
World Population 104,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Hamei, Haomei, Jemi, Liangmei, Zelian, Zemei, Zemi, ज़ेलियांग
People ID 18357
ROP3 Code 113911
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 11
Largest States
Nagaland
75,000
Assam
18,000
Manipur
9,400
Meghalaya
600
Mizoram
300
Delhi
200
Arunachal Pradesh
100
West Bengal
100
Madhya Pradesh
50
Chandigarh
30
Chhattisgarh
20
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 11
  Nagaland 75,000
  Assam 18,000
  Manipur 9,400
  Meghalaya 600
  Mizoram 300
  Delhi 200
  Arunachal Pradesh 100
  West Bengal 100
  Madhya Pradesh 50
  Chandigarh 30
  Chhattisgarh 20
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Naga, Zeme (96,000 speakers)
Language Code nzm   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 32
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Naga, Liangmai 4,800
  Naga, Tangkhul 600
  Naga, Inpui: Naga, Kabui 300
  English 200
  Assamese 200
  Naga, Angami 100
  Naga, Ao 100
  Hindi 90
  Naga, Sumi 80
  Naga, Chokri 80
  Naga, Lotha 70
  Naga, Southern Rengma 50
  Chin, Thado: Thadou Kuki 30
  Naga, Mao 20
  Tibetan, Central 20
People Groups Speaking Naga, Zeme

Primary Language:  Naga, Zeme

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1928-1992)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1978-1992)
Bible-Complete Yes  (2013)
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)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Naga, Zeme
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Zeme Naga Bible (CL)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.28 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
93.66 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
3.34 %
Islam
0.19 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.01 %
Unknown
2.52 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
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 India census data.  Current values may differ.


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