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PEID: 50383

ROP: 114534

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Kurd

Language: Northern Kurdish - (kmr)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: United States

Also found in: Iraq

Population: 11,000

Global Population: 4,161,000

PEID: 50383

ROP: 114534

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Behdini Kurds of United States, numbering 11,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Kurd people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,161,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Northern Kurdish. The primary religion practiced by the Behdini Kurds 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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