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Catalonian in Spain


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
3,777,000 Catalan Christianity 82.00 % 0.54 % No   

Catalonian in Spain

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Introduction / History
The Catalonians live in the northeast region of Spain called Catalonia and Barcelona is the main city. Catalan as well as Spanish is the spoken language here. Catalonia is the most prosperous region in Spain.

Most Catalonians are classed as Catholics but many do not go to church regularly and are secular. They regard themselves as European rather than as Spaniards. They like tomatoes, nuts, garlic, onions and mushrooms.

Most Catalonians work in industry or in service jobs. Some work in agriculture. Tourism brings in quite a lot of money too.

Football is the favorite sport among Catalonians with Barcelona as the major football club. They like watching television and going to museums.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Catalonians realize that secularism is not the answer and that they turn to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that they are given gospel materials in the Catalan language and that this would bring them to salvation.


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Country: Spain
Continent: Europe
Region: Europe, Western
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Catalonia, Valenciana,Balearic Islands, and Aragon autonomous communities; Carche region, Murcia autonomous community.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
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People Name in Country: Catalonian
People Name General: Catalonian
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 101896
Joshua Project People ID: 11108
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 3,777,000
Population all Countries: 4,264,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster: Spanish
People Name General: Catalonian
Ethnic Code: CEW21k
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Catalan
Language Code (ISO): cat    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Central
Dialect Code:3162
Secondary Languages:
Spanish: Castellano (Unknown)
Total Languages: 2
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity82.00 %(Evangelical: 0.54 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious18.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent1.00 %
Protestant1.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic98.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a larger relative representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 3   Less than 2% Evangelical. Widespread church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1928-1985
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1478-1993
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFather's Love Letter
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Catalan
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible: Bíblia Catalana, Traducción Int ...
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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Catalonian in Spain

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People Cluster
    Spanish     Europe, Western    
      Catalonian Spain    
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            Catalonian in Spain          
      Religion Language  
      Christianity     Catalan  
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