Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asian Buddhist

Language: Kurtokha - (xkz)

Alternate Name(s): Kurteopkha, Kürthöpka, Kurthopkha, Kurtobikha, Kurtopa, Kurtokha, Gurtu, Kurtopakha, Kurthopka, Kurtobi Zhake

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Lamaism

Country: Bhutan

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Population: 18,000

Global Population: 18,000

PEID: 1230

ROP: 105463

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Kurtop of Bhutan, numbering 18,000, 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 Kurtokha. The primary religion practiced by the Kurtop is Tibetan Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas.

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