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PEID: 24250

ROP: 100677

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Azerbaijani

Language: South Azerbaijani - (azb)

Alternate Name(s): Azeri

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Jordan

Also found in: Canada; Iran

Population: 8,600

Global Population: 17,031,200

PEID: 24250

ROP: 100677

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The South Azeri of Jordan, numbering 8,600, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Azerbaijani people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 17,031,200 in 3 countries. Their primary language is South Azerbaijani. The primary religion practiced by the South Azeri 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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