Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Domari

Language: Domari - (rmt)

Alternate Name(s): Kowli, Nawar, Ghorbati, Zagar, Zott Gypsy, Domari

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Iran

Also found in: Afghanistan; Egypt; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Libya; Syria; Türkiye

Population: 861,000

Global Population: 1,502,500

PEID: 42250

ROP: 102682

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Doms of Iran, numbering 861,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Domari people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,502,500 in 9 countries. Their primary language is Domari. The primary religion practiced by the Doms 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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