• PEOPLE NAME: DONGXIANG OF CHINA

Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese-Hui

Language: Dongxiang - (sce)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: China

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Population: 789,000

Global Population: 789,000


PEID: 6729

ROP: 114044

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Dongxiang of China, numbering 789,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Chinese-Hui people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in China. Their primary language is Dongxiang. The primary religion practiced by the Dongxiang 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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