• PEOPLE CLUSTER: TURKMEN

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 10

Population: 8,297,600

Unreached people groups: 10

UPG population: 8,297,600

Unengaged UPGs: 5

UUPG population: 751,600

Number of countries: 10


Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

Overview: The Turkmen are a Turkic people predominantly found in Turkmenistan, Iran, and Afghanistan, with smaller communities scattered throughout Central Asia. They speak the Turkmen language. A nomadic people, the Turkmen are skilled in horsemanship and carpet weaving. Major Turkmen tribes include the Teke, Yomut, Arsary, Chowdur and Saryk.

Peoples within this cluster: Turkmen

Countries where they are found: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Kyrgyzstan; Pakistan; Syria; Tajikistan; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan


People groups: 10

Population: 8,297,600

Unreached people groups: 10

UPG population: 8,297,600

Unengaged UPGs: 5

UUPG population: 751,600

Number of countries: 10