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Illemei in India


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
115,000 Naga, Mao Christianity 99.22 % Unknown No   

Illemei in India

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:11 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:115,000
Largest States:
Manipur (111,000)Nagaland (600)
Assam (400)Meghalaya (400)
Delhi (70)Arunachal Pradesh (10)
Chandigarh (10)
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Illemei
People Name General: Illemei
Alternate People Names:
Mao NagaMemi
ROP3 Code: 112856
Joshua Project People ID: 17451
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 115,000
Population all Countries: 115,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Tribal - Naga
People Name General: Illemei
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Naga, Mao (94,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): nbi    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Naga, Maram (600)Naga, Khezha (500)
Meitei (200)Hindi (200)
Chin, Thado (90)Naga, Tangkhul (50)
English (40)Naga, Inpui: Naga, Kabui (30)
Total Languages: 9
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.14 % 
Christianity99.22 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.21 % 
Islam0.26 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.01 % 
Unknown0.16 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
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Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 6   Greater than or equal to 10% Evangelical
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1945-1947
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1995-2001
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
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Naga, Mao
GeneralGospel resources links
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Illemei in India

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