• PEOPLE NAME: CHENTEL MAGAR OF NEPAL

Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Nepali-Pahari

Language: Chantyal - (chx)

Alternate Name(s): Chhantel, Chantyal, Chhantyal, Chentel Magar

Primary Religion: Buddhism

Country: Nepal

Also found in:

Population: 14,000

Global Population: 14,000


PEID: 6188

ROP: 102071

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Chentel Magar of Nepal, numbering 14,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nepali-Pahari people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nepal. Their primary language is Chantyal. The primary religion practiced by the Chentel Magar is Buddhism, a system of beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha.


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