Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asian Buddhist

Language: Nyenkha - (neh)

Alternate Name(s): Mangsdekha, Mangdekha, Chutobikha, Mangdebikha, Nyenkha, Ngankha, Henkha

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Tibetan

Country: Bhutan

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Population: 13,500

Global Population: 13,500

PEID: 48794

ROP: 115326

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: No Evangelicals, Churches or Resources

Overview: The Nyenpa of Bhutan, numbering 13,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the South Asian Buddhist people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Bhutan. Their primary language is Nyenkha. The primary religion practiced by the Nyenpa is Tibetan Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas.

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