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PEID: 17584

ROP: 108242

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Quechua

Language: Puno Quechua - (qxp)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Peru

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Population: 500,000

Global Population: 500,000

PEID: 17584

ROP: 108242

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Puno Quechua of Peru, numbering 500,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Quechua people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Peru. Their primary language is Puno Quechua. The primary religion practiced by the Puno Quechua is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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