• PEOPLE NAME: CENTRAL KURDS OF JORDAN

Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Kurd

Language: Central Kurdish - (ckb)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Jordan

Also found in: Iran; Iraq; Turkmenistan; United States

Population: 9,800

Global Population: 8,533,300


PEID: 42748

ROP: 101922

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Central Kurds of Jordan, numbering 9,800, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Kurd people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 8,533,300 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Central Kurdish. The primary religion practiced by the Central Kurds is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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