• PEOPLE NAME: SEMNANI OF IRAN


PEID: 24210

ROP: 108829

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Persian

Language: Semnani - (smy)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Shia

Country: Iran

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Population: 22,000

Global Population: 22,000


PEID: 24210

ROP: 108829

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Semnani of Iran, numbering 22,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Persian people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Iran. Their primary language is Semnani. The primary religion practiced by the Semnani 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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