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Azha in China


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
57,000 Azha Ethnic Religions 0.08 % 0.08 % Not available   

Azha in China

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Country: China
Continent: Asia
Region: Northeast Asia
Persecution Rank:43 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Yunnan province: Wenshan and Yanshan counties’ border.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
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People Name in Country: Azha
People Name General: Azha
Alternate People Names:
A’ntsaozoBlack Phula
Cowtail PhulaGolden Phula
Han PhulaHei Phula
Hua PhulaHua Yi
Jin PhulaNimitso
Niuweiba Phula
ROP3 Code: 116831
Joshua Project People ID: 20598
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 57,000
Population all Countries: 57,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster: Tibeto-Burman, other
People Name General: Azha
Ethnic Code: MSY50
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Azha (57,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): aza    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.08 %(Evangelical: 0.08 %)
Ethnic Religions99.92 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Azha
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Azha in China

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Tibeto-Burman, other     Northeast Asia    
      Azha China    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Azha in China          
      Religion Language  
      Ethnic Religions     Azha  
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