• PEOPLE NAME: LENCA OF HONDURAS

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PEID: 24789

ROP: 105714

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Other Central American Indigenous

Language: Spanish - (spa)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholic

Country: Honduras

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Population: 118,000

Global Population: 118,000


PEID: 24789

ROP: 105714

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Lenca of Honduras, numbering 118,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Central American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Honduras. Their primary language is Spanish. The primary religion practiced by the Lenca is Roman Catholicism, the world's largest Christian branch.


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