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PEID: 6297

ROP: 109614

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: South Himalayan

Language: Sunwar - (suz)

Alternate Name(s): Sunuwar, Sunbar, Sunwari, Sonowar, Sonowal, Mukhiya, Kwoico Lo

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Nepal

Also found in: India

Population: 117,000

Global Population: 154,000

PEID: 6297

ROP: 109614

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Sunwar of Nepal, numbering 117,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Himalayan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 154,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Sunwar. The primary religion practiced by the Sunwar is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.

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