PEID: 48648

ROP: 102858

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Zapotec

Language: Spanish - (spa)

Alternate Name(s): Popoloca, San Juan Atzingo; Popoloca, Mezontla; Atzingo Popoloca; Eastern Popoloca; Ngigua; Popoloca de San Juan Atzingo; Popoloca del Oriente; Los Reyes Metzontla Popoloca

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Mexico

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Population: 3,500

Global Population: 3,500

PEID: 48648

ROP: 102858

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Southern Popoloca of Mexico, numbering 3,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Zapotec people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Mexico. Their primary language is Spanish. The primary religion practiced by the Southern Popoloca 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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