• PEOPLE NAME: TURKU ARABS OF CHAD

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Sudan

Language: Sudanese Creole Arabic - (pga)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Chad

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Population: 34,500

Global Population: 34,500


PEID: 11466

ROP: 110311

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Turku Arabs of Chad, numbering 34,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Sudan people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Chad. Their primary language is Sudanese Creole Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Turku Arabs 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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