• PEOPLE NAME: GAGAUZI TURKS OF MOLDOVA

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By Maria Karanfil

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PEID: 862

ROP: 103132

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Affinity Group: EURO

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Turkish

Language: Gagauz - (gag)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Orthodox

Country: Moldova

Also found in: Bulgaria; Kazakhstan; Russia; Turkey

Population: 151,000

Global Population: 193,550


PEID: 862

ROP: 103132

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Gagauzi Turks of Moldova, numbering 151,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Turkish people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 193,550 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Gagauz. The primary religion practiced by the Gagauzi Turks is Orthodox Christianity.


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