• PEOPLE NAME: MUNDA OF BANGLADESH

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PEID: 1192

ROP: 106893

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Munda-Santal

Language: Mundari - (unr)

Alternate Name(s): Mundari

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Bangladesh

Also found in: India; Nepal; United States

Population: 3,400

Global Population: 2,782,050


PEID: 1192

ROP: 106893

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Munda of Bangladesh, numbering 3,400, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Munda-Santal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,782,050 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Mundari. The primary religion practiced by the Munda is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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