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PEID: 6189

ROP: 102072

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Hindu

Language: Chepang - (cdm)

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Primary Religion: Hinduism - Folk Hinduism

Country: Nepal

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Population: 64,500

Global Population: 64,500

PEID: 6189

ROP: 102072

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Chepang of Nepal, numbering 64,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the OBC Hindu people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nepal. Their primary language is Chepang. The primary religion practiced by the Chepang is Folk Hinduism, characterized by local traditions and cults of local deities worshiped at the community level.

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