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PEID: 1229

ROP: 104937

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asian Buddhist

Language: Khengkha - (xkf)

Alternate Name(s): Khengkha, Khenkha, Keng, Ken

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Lamaism

Country: Bhutan

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Population: 63,000

Global Population: 63,000

PEID: 1229

ROP: 104937

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Khen of Bhutan, numbering 63,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asian Buddhist people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Bhutan. Their primary language is Khengkha. The primary religion practiced by the Khen is Tibetan Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas.

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