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PEID: 46997

ROP: 116610

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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 - Shia

Country: Azerbaijan

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Population: 31,000

Global Population: 31,000

PEID: 46997

ROP: 116610

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: No Evangelicals, Churches or Resources

Overview: The Deaf Azerbaijanis of Azerbaijan, numbering 31,000, 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 Azerbaijan. Their primary language is Turkish Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Azerbaijanis is Shia Islam, one of two major denominations of Islam. The followers of Shia Islam are called 'Shi'as' or 'Shiites'.

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