• PEOPLE NAME: CRIMEAN TATARS OF TAJIKISTAN

Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Ural-Siberian

Language: Crimean Tatar - (crh)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Tajikistan

Also found in: Kyrgyzstan; Turkey; Ukraine; Uzbekistan

Population: 13,000

Global Population: 415,900


PEID: 24503

ROP: 102312

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Crimean Tatars of Tajikistan, numbering 13,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Ural-Siberian people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 415,900 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Crimean Tatar. The primary religion practiced by the Crimean Tatars 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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