PEID: 49146

ROP: 117116

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: South Himalayan

Language: Nepali - (npi)

Alternate Name(s): Noniar, Nonia, Luniya, Chauhan, Nunia, Luniyar

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Nepal

Also found in: India

Population: 110,000

Global Population: 193,000

PEID: 49146

ROP: 117116

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Nuniya of Nepal, numbering 110,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Himalayan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 193,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nepali. The primary religion practiced by the Nuniya is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.

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