• PEOPLE NAME: TURKISH CYPRIOTS OF UNITED KINGDOM

Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Turkish

Language: Turkish - (tur)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: United Kingdom

Also found in: Cyprus

Population: 300,000

Global Population: 595,000


PEID: 690

ROP: 102345

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Turkish Cypriots of United Kingdom, numbering 300,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Turkish people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 595,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Turkish. The primary religion practiced by the Turkish Cypriots 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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