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PEID: 43577

ROP: 107607

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mongolian

Language: Kalmyk - (xal)

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Primary Religion: Buddhism

Country: United States

Also found in: China; Kyrgyzstan; Mongolia; Russia; Uzbekistan

Population: 1,800

Global Population: 463,000

PEID: 43577

ROP: 107607

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Oirat of United States, numbering 1,800, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Mongolian people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 463,000 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Kalmyk. The primary religion practiced by the Oirat is Buddhism, a system of beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha.

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