• PEOPLE NAME: DZALAKHA OF BHUTAN

Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Buddhist

Language: Dzalakha - (dzl)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Lamaism

Country: Bhutan

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Population: 26,000

Global Population: 26,000


PEID: 1223

ROP: 114868

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Dzalakha of Bhutan, numbering 26,000, are Unengaged and 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 Bhutan. Their primary language is Dzalakha. The primary religion practiced by the Dzalakha is Tibetan Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas.


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