• PEOPLE NAME: EGYPTIAN ARABS OF JORDAN

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PEID: 11783

ROP: 102879

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Egyptian

Language: Egyptian Arabic - (arz)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Jordan

Also found in: Algeria; Australia; Belgium; Canada; Egypt; France; Germany; Iraq; Israel; Italy; Kuwait; Libya; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Spain; Sudan; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States; Yemen

Population: 326,000

Global Population: 53,035,400


PEID: 11783

ROP: 102879

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Egyptian Arabs of Jordan, numbering 326,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Egyptian people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 53,035,400 in 22 countries. Their primary language is Egyptian Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Egyptian Arabs is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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