• PEOPLE NAME: CENTRAL CHATINO OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 49307

ROP: 110759

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Zapotec

Language: Spanish - (spa)

Alternate Name(s): Cha’t-An; Chatino de la Zona Alta Occidental; Sierra Occidental Chatino; Chatino de San Marcos Zacatepec

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: United States

Also found in: Mexico

Population: 2,500

Global Population: 27,000


PEID: 49307

ROP: 110759

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Central Chatino of United States, numbering 2,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Zapotec people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 27,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Spanish. The primary religion practiced by the Central Chatino 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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