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Nahuatl, Huasteco Oeste in Mexico

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
606,000 Nahuatl, Western Huasteca Christianity 97.00 % 4.00 %   

Nahuatl, Huasteco Oeste in Mexico

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Country: Mexico
Continent: North America
Region: America, Latin
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:San Luis Potosí state: Tamazunchale center; Hidalgo state: Chapulhuacan, Lolotla, Pisaflores, portions of San Felipe Orizatlan, Tepehuacan de Gerrero, and Tlanchinol municipalities. 1,500 villages.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Nahuatl, Huasteco Oeste
People Name General: Nahuatl, Huasteco Oeste
Alternate People Names:
Nahuatl, De La HuastecaTamazunchale Aztec
ROP3 Code: 109778
Joshua Project People ID: 15227
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 606,000
Population all Countries: 606,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Aztec
People Name General: Nahuatl, Huasteco Oeste
Ethnic Code: MIR37a
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Nahuatl, Western Huasteca (606,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): nhw    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity97.00 %(Evangelical: 4.00 %)
Ethnic Religions3.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent25.00 %
Protestant50.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic25.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
COMIMEX Morelia Scale:Level 7   Autonomous, contextualized, self-supporting, self-governed, reproducing Church
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1938-2001
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 2004-2005
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 Nahuatl, Western Hua ...
Film / Video
Text / Printed MatterBible: Icamanal toteco; Santa Bíblia
Text / Printed MatterMulti-Language Media
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
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Nahuatl, Huasteco Oeste in Mexico

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People Cluster
    Aztec     America, Latin    
      Nahuatl, Huasteco Oeste Mexico    
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