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Zeliang in India


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
105,000 Naga, Zeme Christianity 93.66 % Unknown No   

Zeliang in India

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:10 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:105,000
Largest States:
Nagaland (75,000)Assam (18,000)
Manipur (9,300)Meghalaya (600)
Mizoram (300)Arunachal Pradesh (100)
Delhi (100)West Bengal (100)
Madhya Pradesh (50)Chandigarh (30)
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People Name in Country: Zeliang
People Name General: Zeliang
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 113911
Joshua Project People ID: 18357
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 105,000
Population all Countries: 105,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Tribal - other
People Name General: Zeliang
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Naga, Zeme (97,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): nzm    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Naga, Liangmai (4,800)Naga, Tangkhul (600)
Naga, Inpui: Naga, Kabui (300)English (200)
Assamese (200)Naga, Angami (100)
Naga, Ao (100)Hindi (90)
Naga, Sumi (80)Naga, Chokri (80)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 32
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.28 % 
Christianity93.66 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism3.34 % 
Islam0.19 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.01 % 
Unknown2.52 % 
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]   Evangelicals have a larger relative representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 6   Greater than or equal to 10% Evangelical
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1928-1992
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1992-2013
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Naga, Zeme
Text / Printed MatterBible: Zeme Naga Bible (CL)
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
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Zeliang in India

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    South Asia Tribal - other     Asia, South    
      Zeliang India    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Zeliang in India          
      Religion Language  
      Christianity     Naga, Zeme  
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