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Popoloca, Mezontla in Mexico

Popoloca, Mezontla

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
2,800 Popoloca, Mezontla Christianity 96.00 % 2.50 % No No   

Popoloca, Mezontla in Mexico

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Introduction / History
This group of people is losing it's culture and language. Most people under 40 do not speak Popoloca although some understand it. They do still practice their native trade of making and selling clay pots.

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Prayer Links
Global Prayer Digest: 2007-05-08
Global Prayer Digest: 2008-05-02
Global Prayer Digest: 2015-05-26
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Country: Mexico
Continent: North America
Region: America, Latin
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Puebla state: southwest of Tehuacan city, 1 town; Oaxaca state: border area.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
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People Name in Country: Popoloca, Mezontla
People Name General: Popoloca, Mezontla
Alternate People Names:
Del Sur MetzontlaPopoloca
Popoloca, SouthernSouthern Popoloca
ROP3 Code: 109506
Joshua Project People ID: 15058
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 2,800
Population all Countries: 2,800
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Zapoteco
People Name General: Popoloca, Mezontla
Ethnic Code: MIR37z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Popoloca, Mezontla (2,800 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): pbe    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity96.00 %(Evangelical: 2.50 %)
Ethnic Religions2.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious2.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic100.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
COMIMEX Morelia Scale:Level 2   Sporadic knowledge of the Gospel
Bible Translation Status
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New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
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Popoloca, Mezontla in Mexico

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    Zapoteco     America, Latin    
      Popoloca, Mezontla Mexico    
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