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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: Ethnoreligion

Country: Nepal

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Population: 64,000

Global Population: 64,000

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 64,000, 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 ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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