• PEOPLE NAME: MEADOW MARI OF KAZAKHSTAN

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PEID: 24288

ROP: 105877

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Finno-Ugric

Language: Eastern Mari - (mhr)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Kazakhstan

Also found in: Russia; Tajikistan; Uzbekistan

Population: 8,300

Global Population: 562,200


PEID: 24288

ROP: 105877

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Meadow Mari of Kazakhstan, numbering 8,300, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Finno-Ugric people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 562,200 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Eastern Mari. The primary religion practiced by the Meadow Mari is Orthodox Christianity, a branch of Christianity that includes Copts, the Assyrian Church of the East, Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches.


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