• PEOPLE NAME: AFGHANS OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 46478

ROP: 107989

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Persian

Language: Dari - (prs)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: United States

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

Population: 74,000

Global Population: 2,730,500


PEID: 46478

ROP: 107989

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Afghans of United States, numbering 74,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Persian people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,730,500 in 11 countries. Their primary language is Dari. The primary religion practiced by the Afghans is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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