• PEOPLE NAME: EASTERN TAMANG OF NEPAL

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PEID: 6209

ROP: 102861

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Buddhist

Language: Eastern Tamang - (taj)

Alternate Name(s): Eastern Tamang

Primary Religion: Buddhism

Country: Nepal

Also found in: Bhutan; India

Population: 1,045,000

Global Population: 1,309,600


PEID: 6209

ROP: 102861

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Eastern Tamang of Nepal, numbering 1,045,000, 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 1,309,600 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Eastern Tamang. The primary religion practiced by the Eastern Tamang is Buddhism, a system of beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha.


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