• PEOPLE NAME: TANGCHANGYA OF BANGLADESH

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By Gerald Roberts

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PEID: 1212

ROP: 109815

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Buddhist

Language: Tangchangya - (tnv)

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Primary Religion: Buddhism

Country: Bangladesh

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Population: 38,500

Global Population: 38,500


PEID: 1212

ROP: 109815

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Tangchangya of Bangladesh, numbering 38,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Buddhist people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Bangladesh. Their primary language is Tangchangya. The primary religion practiced by the Tangchangya is Buddhism, a system of beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha.


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