PEID: 23964

ROP: 102682

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Domari

Language: Domari - (rmt)

Alternate Name(s): Churi-Wali, Dom Gypsy,

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Afghanistan

Also found in: Egypt; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Libya; Syria; Tajikistan; Turkey; Uzbekistan

Population: 12,000

Global Population: 2,190,200

PEID: 23964

ROP: 102682

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Kowli Gypsies of Afghanistan, numbering 12,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Domari people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,190,200 in 11 countries. Their primary language is Domari. The primary religion practiced by the Kowli Gypsies 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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