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PEID: 46634

ROP: 105452

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Kurd

Language: Southern Kurdish - (sdh)

Alternate Name(s): Southern Kurd; Kermanshahee

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Iran

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Population: 1,500,000

Global Population: 1,500,000

PEID: 46634

ROP: 105452

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2

Overview: The Kermanshahi Kurd of Iran, numbering 1,500,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Kurd people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Iran. Their primary language is Southern Kurdish. The primary religion practiced by the Kermanshahi Kurd 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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