PEID: 24477

ROP: 108461

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Caucasus

Language: Rutul - (rut)

Alternate Name(s): Chal, Mukhad, Mykhanidy, Rutal, Rutultsy, Rutuly

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Russia

Also found in: Azerbaijan

Population: 35,000

Global Population: 35,900

PEID: 24477

ROP: 108461

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Rutul of Russia, numbering 35,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Caucasus people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 35,900 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Rutul. The primary religion practiced by the Rutul 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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