PEID: 46986

ROP: 116524

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Turkish Sign Language - (tsm)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Turkey

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Population: 741,000

Global Population: 741,000

PEID: 46986

ROP: 116524

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Deaf Turks of Turkey, numbering 741,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Deaf people cluster within the Deaf Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Turkey. Their primary language is Turkish Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Turks 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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