• PEOPLE NAME: TURKS OF BELGIUM

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Turkish

Language: Turkish - (tur)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Belgium

Also found in: Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Canada; Denmark; Egypt; France; Germany; Greece; Iraq; Israel; Kazakhstan; Kosovo; Kyrgyzstan; Lebanon; Macedonia; Netherlands; Norway; Pakistan; Romania; Saudi Arabia; Sweden; Switzerland; Syria; Tajikistan; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 125,000

Global Population: 74,005,800


PEID: 73

ROP: 113818

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Turks of Belgium, numbering 125,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Turkish people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 74,005,800 in 31 countries. Their primary language is Turkish. The primary religion practiced by the Turks 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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