Azha in China

The Azha have only been reported in China
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

The Azha people are an ethnic group in China's Yunnan Province. Their language is part of the Tibeto-Burman family.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Azha people have their own culture, including music, dance and crafts.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Azha people adhere to their own traditional religious practices.


What Are Their Needs?

The Azha people need the chance to find their way to the cross and the empty grave. Their faith is in spirits that cannot help them.


Prayer Points

Pray for a "Book of Acts" type of movement to Christ among the Azha people of China.
Pray God will have mercy on the Azha, doing whatever it takes to place them in a position to receive him.
Ask God to open the hearts of the Azha to the gospel.
Pray for an unstoppable movement to Christ among them.


Scripture Prayers for the Azha in China.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Azha
People Name in Country Azha
Alternate Names A’ndze; A’ntsaozo; Aji; Ajiwa; Azan; Black Phula; Cowtail Phula; Golden Phula; Han Phula; Hei Phula; Hua Phula; Hua Yi; Jin Phula; Nimitso; Niuweiba Phula
Population this Country 58,000
Population all Countries 58,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
People ID 20598
ROP3 Code 116831
ROP25 Code 300627
ROP25 Name Azha
Country China
Region Asia, Northeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 19  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Yunnan province: Wenshan and Yanshan counties’ border.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country China
Region Asia, Northeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 19  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Yunnan province: Wenshan and Yanshan counties’ border..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.08 %)
0.08 %
Ethnic Religions
99.92 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Azha (58,000 speakers)
Language Code aza   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Azha (58,000 speakers)
Language Code aza   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Azha

Primary Language:  Azha

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (2020)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Possible Print Bibles
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Resource Type Resource Name Source
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Azha Jesus Film Project
General Scripture Earth Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
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Profile Source Joshua Project 
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