PEID: 6316

ROP: 110803

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: South Himalayan

Language: Western Tamang - (tdg)

Alternate Name(s): Northwestern Tamang

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Tibetan

Country: Nepal

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Population: 439,000

Global Population: 439,000

PEID: 6316

ROP: 110803

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity

Overview: The Northwestern Tamang of Nepal, numbering 439,000, 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 Western Tamang. The primary religion practiced by the Northwestern Tamang is Tibetan Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas.

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