• PEOPLE NAME: NORTHERN KURDS OF NETHERLANDS

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PEID: 421

ROP: 105458

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Kurd

Language: Northern Kurdish - (kmr)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Netherlands

Also found in: Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Bahrain; Belgium; Canada; France; Georgia; Germany; Iran; Italy; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Lebanon; Russia; Syria; Turkey; United Kingdom; Uzbekistan

Population: 49,500

Global Population: 18,398,800


PEID: 421

ROP: 105458

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Northern Kurds of Netherlands, numbering 49,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Kurd people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 18,398,800 in 21 countries. Their primary language is Northern Kurdish. The primary religion practiced by the Northern Kurds 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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