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PEID: 12259

ROP: 109930

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Telugu

Language: Telugu - (tel)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: United Arab Emirates

Also found in: Bahrain; Bangladesh; Canada; Kuwait; Malaysia; Myanmar; Singapore; Sri Lanka; United States

Population: 193,000

Global Population: 856,000

PEID: 12259

ROP: 109930

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Telugu of United Arab Emirates, numbering 193,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Telugu people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 856,000 in 10 countries. Their primary language is Telugu. The primary religion practiced by the Telugu is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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