• PEOPLE NAME: ROMA OF KOSOVO

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PEID: 48011

ROP: 108394

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Romany

Language: Gheg Albanian - (aln)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Kosovo

Also found in: Albania; Algeria; Argentina; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil; Canada; Colombia; France; Germany; Italy; Netherlands; Norway; Pakistan; Portugal; Russia; South Africa; Sweden; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 24,500

Global Population: 1,006,700


PEID: 48011

ROP: 108394

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Roma of Kosovo, numbering 24,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Romany people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,006,700 in 21 countries. Their primary language is Gheg Albanian. The primary religion practiced by the Roma 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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