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PEID: 24145

ROP: 101099

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Baloch

Language: Bashkardi - (bsg)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Iran

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Population: 8,600

Global Population: 8,600

PEID: 24145

ROP: 101099

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: No Evangelicals, Churches or Resources

Overview: The Bashkardi of Iran, numbering 8,600, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Baloch people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Iran. Their primary language is Bashkardi. The primary religion practiced by the Bashkardi 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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