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PEID: 259

ROP: 107987

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Persian

Language: Iranian Persian - (pes)

Alternate Name(s): Persian

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Germany

Also found in: Afghanistan; Armenia; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Bahrain; Belgium; Canada; Denmark; France; Greece; Indonesia; Iran; Iraq; Italy; Kuwait; Malaysia; Netherlands; New Zealand; Oman; Pakistan; Qatar; South Korea; Syria; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States; Uzbekistan; Yemen

Population: 98,000

Global Population: 43,262,900

PEID: 259

ROP: 107987

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Persians of Germany, numbering 98,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Persian people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 43,262,900 in 31 countries. Their primary language is Iranian Persian. The primary religion practiced by the Persians 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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