• PEOPLE NAME: UYGHURS OF UNITED STATES

PEID: 47221

ROP: 110469

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Uyghur

Language: Uighur - (uig)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: United States

Also found in: China; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Saudi Arabia; Turkey; Uzbekistan

Population: 9,600

Global Population: 16,911,700


PEID: 47221

ROP: 110469

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Uyghurs of United States, numbering 9,600, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Uyghur people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 16,911,700 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Uighur. The primary religion practiced by the Uyghurs 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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