PEID: 6272

ROP: 117150

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tribal

Language: Walungge - (ola)

Alternate Name(s): Olangchung Gola, Walungchung Gola, Walung, Walunggi Keccya

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Lamaism

Country: Nepal

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Population: 1,600

Global Population: 1,600

PEID: 6272

ROP: 117150

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Walung of Nepal, numbering 1,600, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other Tribal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nepal. Their primary language is Walungge. The primary religion practiced by the Walung is Tibetan Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas.

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