Uspantek people

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Uspantek
Total population
7,494[1]
Regions with significant populations
 Guatemala [2]
Languages
Uspantek, Spanish
Religion
Catholic, Evangelicalist, Maya religion
Related ethnic groups
K'iche'

The Uspantek (Uspantecos, Uspantekos) are a Maya people in Guatemala, principally located in the municipality of Uspantán. The Uspantek language is closely related to K'iche'.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ According to the official 2002 census: "XI Censo Nacional de Población y VI de Habitación (Censo 2002) - Pertenencia de grupo étnico". Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas. 2002. Retrieved 2008-05-27.  The Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) mentions a total of 3,000 for the year 1998. [1]
  2. ^ Ethnologue report for Guatemala
  3. ^ See Gordon (2005): "Ethnologue: Languages of the World - Uspanteko, A language of Guatemala". SIL International. 1998. Retrieved 2008-06-03. 

References[edit]

Gordon, Raymond G., Jr. (ed.) (2005). Ethnologue: Languages of the World (online version) (Fifteenth edition ed.). Dallas, TX: SIL International. ISBN 1-55671-159-X. OCLC 60338097. Retrieved 2008-06-03. 
"XI Censo Nacional de Población y VI de Habitación (Censo 2002) - Pertenencia de grupo étnico". Instituto Nacional de Estadística. 2002. Retrieved 2008-05-27.