• PEOPLE NAME: SYRIAN ARABS OF TURKEY

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PEID: 49340

ROP: 109662

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Levant

Language: North Levantine Arabic - (apc)

Alternate Name(s): Syrian Arabs

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Turkey

Also found in: Canada; France; Germany; Greece; Guadeloupe; Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Martinique; Netherlands; Qatar; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Saudi Arabia; Sudan; Suriname; Syria; United Arab Emirates; United States

Population: 1,605,000

Global Population: 16,211,190


PEID: 49340

ROP: 109662

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Syrian Arabs of Turkey, numbering 1,605,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Levant people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 16,211,190 in 20 countries. Their primary language is North Levantine Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Syrian Arabs 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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