Maya people

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Total population
7 million
Regions with significant populations
Mexico, Guatemala, Belize and Honduras
Mayan languages, Spanish and English
Christianity (predominantly Roman Catholic) and Maya religion

The Maya people are several culturally related mesoamerican ethnic groups of southern Mexico and northern Central America. The Mayan civilization lasted a few thousand years.

Most populations of Maya are in the Mexican states of Yucatán, Campeche, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, and Chiapas, and in the Central American countries of Belize, Guatemala, and the western portions of Honduras and El Salvador.

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