Chhantyal in Nepal

The Chhantyal have only been reported in Nepal
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Global Prayer Digest: 2010-08-31
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-04-28
People Name General Chhantyal
People Name in Country Chhantyal
World Population 11,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Chantel, छन्तेल
People ID 19326
ROP3 Code 102071
Country Nepal
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 25  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 11
Largest States
Dhaulagiri
7,900
Lumbini
1,000
Bagmati
800
Gandaki
800
Rapti
400
Bheri
300
Narayani
100
Mechi
80
Janakpur
70
Seti
50
Kosi
20
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Nepal
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 25  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 11
  Dhaulagiri 7,900
  Lumbini 1,000
  Bagmati 800
  Gandaki 800
  Rapti 400
  Bheri 300
  Narayani 100
  Mechi 80
  Janakpur 70
  Seti 50
  Kosi 20
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Nepali (7,600 speakers)
Language Code npi   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
Chantyal
4,200
Bhojpuri
Primary Language Nepali (7,600 speakers)
Language Code npi   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  Chantyal 4,200
  Bhojpuri 0
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
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 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 Bible: नेपाली - Nepali
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: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
39.40 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
2.57 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
56.59 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
1.44 %
Photo Source International Mission Board-SBC - Robert Steed  Creative Commons  Used with permission
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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