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PEID: 24186

ROP: 114987

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Luri-Bakhtiari

Language: Southern Luri - (luz)

Alternate Name(s): Mamasani, Boyerahmadi; Luri, Southern

Primary Religion: Islam - Shia

Country: Iran

Also found in: United States

Population: 1,175,000

Global Population: 1,175,050

PEID: 24186

ROP: 114987

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Southern Luri of Iran, numbering 1,175,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Luri-Bakhtiari people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,175,050 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Southern Luri. The primary religion practiced by the Southern Luri 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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