• PEOPLE NAME: TATAR OF UZBEKISTAN

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PEID: 24316

ROP: 109874

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Ural-Siberian

Language: Tatar - (tat)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Uzbekistan

Also found in: Azerbaijan; Bulgaria; China; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Russia; Tajikistan; Turkey; Turkmenistan; United States

Population: 24,000

Global Population: 5,755,300


PEID: 24316

ROP: 109874

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Tatar of Uzbekistan, numbering 24,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Ural-Siberian people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 5,755,300 in 11 countries. Their primary language is Tatar. The primary religion practiced by the Tatar 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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