• PEOPLE NAME: GAGAUZI TURKS OF BULGARIA

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PEID: 736

ROP: 103132

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Turkish

Language: Gagauz - (gag)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Orthodox

Country: Bulgaria

Also found in: Kazakhstan; Moldova; Russia; Turkey

Population: 9,600

Global Population: 194,550


PEID: 736

ROP: 103132

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Gagauzi Turks of Bulgaria, numbering 9,600, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Turkish people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 194,550 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Gagauz. The primary religion practiced by the Gagauzi Turks is Orthodox Christianity.


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