• PEOPLE NAME: PERSIANS OF ITALY

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PEID: 42331

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 - Shia

Country: Italy

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

Population: 1,000

Global Population: 43,262,900


PEID: 42331

ROP: 107987

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Persians of Italy, numbering 1,000, 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 Shia Islam, one of two major denominations of Islam. The followers of Shia Islam are called 'Shi'as' or 'Shiites'.


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