• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF KYRGYZSTANIS OF KYRGYZSTAN


PEID: 46993

ROP: 116571

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Affinity Group: DEAF

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Russian Sign Language - (rsl)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Kyrgyzstan

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Population: 61,000

Global Population: 61,000


PEID: 46993

ROP: 116571

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Deaf Kyrgyzstanis of Kyrgyzstan, numbering 61,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Deaf people cluster within the Deaf Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Kyrgyzstan. Their primary language is Russian Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Kyrgyzstanis 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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