• PEOPLE NAME: URDU OF AFGHANISTAN

Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Urdu Muslim

Language: Urdu - (urd)

Alternate Name(s): Hindi

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Afghanistan

Also found in: Bahrain; Belgium; Canada; Denmark; France; Germany; Guyana; Iraq; Ireland; Kuwait; Malaysia; Oman; Pakistan; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Spain; Thailand; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 12,000

Global Population: 22,142,300


PEID: 24025

ROP: 110423

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Urdu of Afghanistan, numbering 12,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Urdu Muslim people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 22,142,300 in 22 countries. Their primary language is Urdu. The primary religion practiced by the Urdu is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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