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PEID: 41693

ROP: 116293

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Buddhist

Language: Nepali (individual language) - (npi)

Alternate Name(s): Gurun, Gorang

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: India

Also found in: Nepal

Population: 137,000

Global Population: 536,000

PEID: 41693

ROP: 116293

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity

Overview: The Gurung of India, numbering 137,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Buddhist people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 536,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nepali (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Gurung is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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