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PEID: 1232

ROP: 105776

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: South Himalayan

Language: Limbu - (lif)

Alternate Name(s): Yakthumba, Lhotshampa

Primary Religion: Other Religions - Kirati

Country: Bhutan

Also found in: India

Population: 4,300

Global Population: 235,300

PEID: 1232

ROP: 105776

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Limbu of Bhutan, numbering 4,300, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Himalayan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 235,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Limbu. The primary religion practiced by the Limbu is Kirati, a form of Shamanism practiced primarily by the Kirat or Kiranti people of the Himilayas.

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