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PEID: 8183

ROP: 102183

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mon-Khmer

Language: Chong - (cog)

Alternate Name(s): Shong, Xong, Montagnards

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Cambodia

Also found in: Thailand

Population: 1,200

Global Population: 1,900

PEID: 8183

ROP: 102183

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Chong of Cambodia, numbering 1,200, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mon-Khmer people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,900 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Chong. The primary religion practiced by the Chong is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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