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Kekchi in Belize

Kekchi

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
19,000 Q'eqchi' Christianity 98.00 % 14.00 %   

Kekchi in Belize

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Country: Belize
Continent: North America
Region: America, Latin
10/40 Window: No
Total Provinces on file:3
Location in Country:Southwest corner, inland following east slopes, Maya Mountains, Toledo and Stann Creek districts; also in Cayo District, Belmopan area.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
 
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People Name in Country: Kekchi
People Name General: Kekchi
Alternate People Names:
K'ekchi'Quecchi
ROP3 Code: 104806
Joshua Project People ID: 12608
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 19,000
Population all Countries: 1,030,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Maya
People Name General: Kekchi
Ethnic Code: MIR37b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Q'eqchi' (19,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): kek    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Kekchi
Dialect Code:31
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity98.00 %(Evangelical: 14.00 %)
Ethnic Religions2.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent4.00 %
Protestant20.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.50 %
Roman Catholic75.50 %
 
(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: 1937-1986
New Testament:
1961-1984Audio
Complete Bible: 1988-2001
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 Q'eqchi'
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Text / Printed MatterBible: Li Santil hu
Text / Printed MatterBible: Q'eqchi Bible
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Kekchi in Belize

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    Maya     America, Latin    
     
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      Kekchi Belize    
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            Kekchi in Belize          
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      Christianity     Q'eqchi'  
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