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  • PEOPLE NAME: KERMANSHAHI KURD OF IRAN

PEID: 46634

ROP: 105452

Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Kurd

Language: Southern Kurdish - (sdh)

Alternative Name(s): Kurd, Southern; Kermanshahee

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Iran

Population: 1,500,000

Global Population: 1,500,000


PEID: 46634

ROP: 105452


Engagement Status: Engaged

Progress of the Gospel: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Southern Kurds of Iran have a population of 1,500,000. They are part of the Kurd people cluster. This people group is found only in Iran. Their primary language is Southern Kurdish - (sdh). The primary religion practiced by the Southern Kurds is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Quran and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad. Their GSEC status is 2, which means this people group is less than 2% evangelical but there has been initial or concentrated church planting among them within the past two years.


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Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available