Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Nuristan

Language: Kati - (bsh)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Pakistan

Also found in: Afghanistan

Population: 8,500

Global Population: 155,500

PEID: 48538

ROP: 101097

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Nuristani of Pakistan, numbering 8,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Nuristan people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 155,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Kati. The primary religion practiced by the Nuristani 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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