PEID: 6296

ROP: 109528

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: South Himalayan

Language: Eastern Tamang - (taj)

Alternate Name(s): Southwestern Tamang

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Lamaism

Country: Nepal

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Population: 182,000

Global Population: 182,000

PEID: 6296

ROP: 109528

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Southwestern Tamang of Nepal, numbering 182,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Himalayan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nepal. Their primary language is Eastern Tamang. The primary religion practiced by the Southwestern Tamang is Tibetan Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas.

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