Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster: Romani
Language: Tajik - (tgk)
Alternate Name(s): Gypsy, Mughat, Jughi, "Luli Gypsy"
Primary Religion: Islam - Shia
Also found in: Uzbekistan
Global Population: 37,500
Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached
Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity
Overview: The Mugat of Tajikistan, numbering 23,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Romani people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 37,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Tajik. The primary religion practiced by the Mugat 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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