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PEID: 1234

ROP: 102848

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: South Himalayan

Language: Eastern Magar - (mgp)

Alternate Name(s): Lhotshampa, Bara Magarant

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Bhutan

Also found in: India; Nepal

Population: 8,600

Global Population: 931,600

PEID: 1234

ROP: 102848

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Eastern Magar of Bhutan, numbering 8,600, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Himalayan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 931,600 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Eastern Magar. The primary religion practiced by the Eastern Magar is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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