• PEOPLE NAME: PARYA OF TAJIKISTAN

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PEID: 24520

ROP: 107906

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Affinity Group: CAP

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Tajik

Language: Parya - (paq)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Tajikistan

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Population: 3,000

Global Population: 3,000


PEID: 24520

ROP: 107906

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Parya of Tajikistan, numbering 3,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tajik people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Tajikistan. Their primary language is Parya. The primary religion practiced by the Parya 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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