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PEID: 41693

ROP: 116293

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Tibetan

Language: Nepali (individual language) - (npi)

Alternate Name(s): Gurun, Gorang

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: India

Also found in: Nepal

Population: 136,000

Global Population: 532,000

PEID: 41693

ROP: 116293

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity

Overview: The Gurung of India, numbering 136,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tibetan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 532,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nepali (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Gurung is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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