• PEOPLE NAME: DURA OF NEPAL

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PEID: 49121

ROP: 112001

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Hindu - Other

Language: Nepali (individual language) - (npi)

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Primary Religion: Buddhism - Folk Buddhism

Country: Nepal

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Population: 7,300

Global Population: 7,300


PEID: 49121

ROP: 112001

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Dura of Nepal, numbering 7,300, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the OBC Hindu - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nepal. Their primary language is Nepali (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Dura is Folk Buddhism, a syncretistic blend of traditional Buddhist practices with elements of magic and superstition.


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