• PEOPLE NAME: AFGHAN OF TURKEY

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PEID: 24582

ROP: 107989

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Persian

Language: Dari - (prs)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Shia

Country: Turkey

Also found in: Belgium; Canada; France; Germany; Greece; Iran; Italy; Netherlands; United Kingdom; United States;

Population: 5,100

Global Population: 2,686,900


PEID: 24582

ROP: 107989

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 1


Overview: The Afghan of Turkey, numbering 5,100, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Persian people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,686,900 in 11 countries. Their primary language is Dari. The primary religion practiced by the Afghan is Shia Islam, one of two major denominations of Islam. The followers of Shia Islam are called 'Shi'as' or 'Shiites'.


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