• PEOPLE NAME: CHORTI OF HONDURAS

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PEID: 24762

ROP: 102193

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Maya

Language: Spanish - (spa)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Honduras

Also found in: Guatemala

Population: 7,200

Global Population: 120,200


PEID: 24762

ROP: 102193

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Chorti of Honduras, numbering 7,200, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Maya people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 120,200 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Spanish. The primary religion practiced by the Chorti is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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