• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF TURKMEN OF TURKMENISTAN


PEID: 46992

ROP: 116574

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Russian Sign Language - (rsl)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Turkmenistan

Also found in:

Population: 55,000

Global Population: 55,000


PEID: 46992

ROP: 116574

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Deaf Turkmen of Turkmenistan, numbering 55,000, 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 Turkmenistan. Their primary language is Russian Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Turkmen 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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