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PEID: 41236

ROP: 100567

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - Other

Language: Assamese - (asm)

Alternate Name(s): Assamesse Muslims, Garia, Shaikh, - Assamese

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: India

Also found in: Bangladesh; Bhutan; United States

Population: 4,825,000

Global Population: 4,849,700

PEID: 41236

ROP: 100567

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Garia of India, numbering 4,825,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Muslim - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,849,700 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Assamese. The primary religion practiced by the Garia is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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