PEID: 6315

ROP: 110792

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: South Himalayan

Language: Western Magar - (mrd)

Alternate Name(s): Western Magar

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Nepal

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Population: 380,000

Global Population: 380,000

PEID: 6315

ROP: 110792

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Western Magar of Nepal, numbering 380,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Himalayan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nepal. Their primary language is Western Magar. The primary religion practiced by the Western Magar is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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