• PEOPLE NAME: TURKS OF SYRIA

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PEID: 12201

ROP: 113818

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Turkish

Language: Turkish - (tur)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Syria

Also found in: Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Canada; Denmark; Egypt; France; Germany; Greece; Iraq; Israel; Kazakhstan; Kosovo; Kyrgyzstan; Lebanon; Macedonia; Netherlands; Norway; Pakistan; Romania; Saudi Arabia; Sweden; Switzerland; Tajikistan; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 65,500

Global Population: 73,862,300


PEID: 12201

ROP: 113818

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Turks of Syria, numbering 65,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Turkish people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 73,862,300 in 31 countries. Their primary language is Turkish. The primary religion practiced by the Turks is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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