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PEID: 11768

ROP: 113818

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Turkish

Language: Turkish - (tur)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Israel

Also found in: Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Canada; Denmark; Egypt; France; Germany; Greece; Iraq; Kosovo; Lebanon; Netherlands; North Macedonia; Norway; Pakistan; Romania; Saudi Arabia; Sweden; Switzerland; Syria; Türkiye; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 39,500

Global Population: 65,963,700

PEID: 11768

ROP: 113818

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Turks of Israel, numbering 39,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Turkish people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 65,963,700 in 27 countries. Their primary language is Turkish. The primary religion practiced by the Turks 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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