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PEID: 46926

ROP: 107607

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mongolian

Language: Kalmyk-Oirat - (xal)

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Primary Religion: Buddhism - Mahayana

Country: China

Also found in: Kyrgyzstan; Mongolia; Russia; United States; Uzbekistan

Population: 102,000

Global Population: 477,700

PEID: 46926

ROP: 107607

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Kok Nur Oirats of China, numbering 102,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mongolian people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 477,700 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Kalmyk-Oirat. The primary religion practiced by the Kok Nur Oirats is Mahayana Buddhism, the largest major tradition of Buddhism today.

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