• PEOPLE NAME: ORAON OF BANGLADESH

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PEID: 1195

ROP: 107674

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Oraon

Language: Kurukh - (kru)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity

Country: Bangladesh

Also found in: Bhutan; India; Nepal

Population: 13,500

Global Population: 5,406,700


PEID: 1195

ROP: 107674

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Oraon of Bangladesh, numbering 13,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Oraon people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 5,406,700 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Kurukh. The primary religion practiced by the Oraon is Christianity.


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