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Cakchiquel, Central in Guatemala

Cakchiquel, Central

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
231,000 Kaqchikel Christianity 98.00 % 30.00 %   

Cakchiquel, Central in Guatemala

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Country: Guatemala
Continent: North America
Region: Central and South America
10/40 Window: No
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Chimaltenango department: Akatenango, San Martín Jilotepeque and Yepocapa municipalities; Santa Ana Chimaltenango and San Martín municipalities, San Juan Sacatepéquez municipality; El Quiché and Escuintla departments; Sololá department: north and east shores of Lake Atitlán.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Cakchiquel, Central
People Name General: Cakchiquel, Central
Alternate People Names:
CakchiquelCentral Cakchiquel
ROP3 Code: 101915
Joshua Project People ID: 11119
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 231,000
Population all Countries: 235,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Central American Indigenous, other
People Name General: Cakchiquel, Central
Ethnic Code: MIR37b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Kaqchikel (231,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): cak    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity98.00 %(Evangelical: 30.00 %)
Ethnic Religions2.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent10.00 %
Protestant25.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian5.00 %
Roman Catholic60.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1902-1998
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 2003
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Kaqchikel
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Text / Printed MatterBible: Kaqchiquel Bible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Ri c'ac'ac' Testamento pa kach'ab ...
Text / Printed MatterBible: The New Testament in Cakchiquel S ...
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
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Cakchiquel, Central in Guatemala

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      Cakchiquel, Central Guatemala    
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