• PEOPLE NAME: GHORBATI GYPSIES OF IRAQ

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PEID: 11710

ROP: 102682

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Domari

Language: Domari - (rmt)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Iraq

Also found in: Afghanistan; Egypt; Iran; Israel; Jordan; Libya; Syria; Turkey; Uzbekistan

Population: 213,000

Global Population: 2,309,700


PEID: 11710

ROP: 102682

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Ghorbati Gypsies of Iraq, numbering 213,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Domari people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,309,700 in 10 countries. Their primary language is Domari. The primary religion practiced by the Ghorbati Gypsies is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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