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PEID: 24531

ROP: 109874

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Ural-Siberian

Language: Tatar - (tat)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Tajikistan

Also found in: Azerbaijan; Bulgaria; China; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Russia; Türkiye; Turkmenistan; United States; Uzbekistan

Population: 143,000

Global Population: 8,639,000

PEID: 24531

ROP: 109874

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Tatar of Tajikistan, numbering 143,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Ural-Siberian people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 8,639,000 in 11 countries. Their primary language is Tatar. The primary religion practiced by the Tatar 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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