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PEID: 23938

ROP: 118270

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Aimaq

Language: Dari - (prs)

Alternate Name(s): Char Aimaq, Jamshedi, Timuri, Taimani, Zuri, Firzkui, Char-Hazara

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Afghanistan

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Population: 1,480,000

Global Population: 1,480,000

PEID: 23938

ROP: 118270

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Aimaq of Afghanistan, numbering 1,480,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Aimaq people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Afghanistan. Their primary language is Dari. The primary religion practiced by the Aimaq 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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