PEID: 39217

ROP: 100594

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Zapotec

Language: Spanish - (spa)

Alternate Name(s): Ixtlán Zapoteco; Zapoteco de Atepec; Etla Zapotec; Western Ixtlán Zapotec; Zapoteco de Santa Ana Yareni; Zapoteco de Teococuilco de Marcos Pérez

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Mexico

Also found in: United States

Population: 6,200

Global Population: 8,000

PEID: 39217

ROP: 100594

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Ixtlan Zapotec of Mexico, numbering 6,200, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Zapotec people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 8,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Spanish. The primary religion practiced by the Ixtlan 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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