• PEOPLE NAME: NYENPA OF BHUTAN

Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Buddhist

Language: Nyenkha - (neh)

Alternate Name(s): Nyenkha, Ngankha, Henkha, Mangsdekha, Mangdekha, Chutobikha, Mangdebikha

Primary Religion: Buddhism

Country: Bhutan

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Population: 12,500

Global Population: 12,500


PEID: 48794

ROP: 115326

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: No Evangelicals, Churches or Resources


Overview: The Nyenpa of Bhutan, numbering 12,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Buddhist people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Bhutan. Their primary language is Nyenkha. The primary religion practiced by the Nyenpa is Buddhism, a system of beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha.


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