• PEOPLE NAME: UZBEK OF UZBEKISTAN

Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Uzbek

Language: Northern Uzbek - (uzn)

Alternate Name(s): Northern Uzbek

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Uzbekistan

Also found in: China; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan

Population: 22,500,000

Global Population: 25,384,000


PEID: 24324

ROP: 107469

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Uzbek of Uzbekistan, numbering 22,500,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Uzbek people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 25,384,000 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Northern Uzbek. The primary religion practiced by the Uzbek 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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