• PEOPLE NAME: MARSH ARABS OF IRAQ

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PEID: 47595

ROP: 116085

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Levant

Language: Mesopotamian Arabic - (acm)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Iraq

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Population: 48,000

Global Population: 48,000


PEID: 47595

ROP: 116085

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Marsh Arabs of Iraq, numbering 48,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Levant people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Iraq. Their primary language is Mesopotamian Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Marsh Arabs is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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