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PEID: 24155

ROP: 103298

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Caucasus

Language: Georgian - (kat)

Alternate Name(s): Fereydani Georgians, cemi dzvali

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Iran

Also found in: Azerbaijan; Canada; Georgia; Kazakhstan; Russia; Tajikistan; Turkey; Turkmenistan; United States; Uzbekistan

Population: 62,000

Global Population: 3,846,000

PEID: 24155

ROP: 103298

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Georgians of Iran, numbering 62,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Caucasus people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,846,000 in 11 countries. Their primary language is Georgian. The primary religion practiced by the Georgians 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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