• PEOPLE NAME: MUNJI-YIDGHA OF AFGHANISTAN


PEID: 23969

ROP: 106912

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Kashmiri

Language: Munji - (mnj)

Alternate Name(s): Munjiwar

Primary Religion: Islam - Shia

Country: Afghanistan

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Population: 7,500

Global Population: 7,500


PEID: 23969

ROP: 106912

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Munji-Yidgha of Afghanistan, numbering 7,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Kashmiri people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Afghanistan. Their primary language is Munji. The primary religion practiced by the Munji-Yidgha is Shia Islam, one of two major denominations of Islam. The followers of Shia Islam are called 'Shi'as' or 'Shiites'.


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