• PEOPLE NAME: GORANI OF ALBANIA

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PEID: 49432

ROP: 114431

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Slav, Southern

Language: Bosnian - (bos)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Albania

Also found in: Kosovo

Population: 3,700

Global Population: 29,700


PEID: 49432

ROP: 114431

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Gorani of Albania, numbering 3,700, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Slav, Southern people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 29,700 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Bosnian. The primary religion practiced by the Gorani 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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