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PEID: 49297

ROP: 108598

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Zapotec

Language: Zoogocho Zapotec - (zpq)

Alternate Name(s): Zapoteco de San Bartolomé Zoogocho; Villa Alta Zapotec; Zapoteco de Yatzachi

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: United States

Also found in: Mexico

Population: 1,400

Global Population: 6,000

PEID: 49297

ROP: 108598

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Zoogocho-Yatzachi Zapotec of United States, numbering 1,400, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Zapotec people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 6,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Zoogocho Zapotec. The primary religion practiced by the Zoogocho-Yatzachi Zapotec is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.

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