PEID: 39213

ROP: 110595

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Zapotec

Language: Spanish - (spa)

Alternate Name(s): Zapoteco de Santa Maria Zaniza, Papabuco, Western Sola de Vega, Zapoteco de Santa María Zaniza, Papabuco, Western Sola de Vega Zapotec, Papabuco; Western Sola de Vega Zapotec; Zapoteco de Santa María Zaniza

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Mexico

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Population: 4,200

Global Population: 4,200

PEID: 39213

ROP: 110595

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Zaniza Zapotec of Mexico, numbering 4,200, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Zapotec people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Mexico. Their primary language is Spanish. The primary religion practiced by the Zaniza Zapotec is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.

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