• PEOPLE NAME: ACATECO OF GUATEMALA

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PEID: 24701

ROP: 110785

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Maya

Language: Western Kanjobal - (knj)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Guatemala

Also found in: Mexico

Population: 69,500

Global Population: 80,500


PEID: 24701

ROP: 110785

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Acateco of Guatemala, numbering 69,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Maya people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 80,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Western Kanjobal. The primary religion practiced by the Acateco is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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