• PEOPLE NAME: TATAR OF BULGARIA

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PEID: 750

ROP: 109874

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Affinity Group: CAP

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Ural-Siberian

Language: Crimean Tatar - (crh)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Bulgaria

Also found in: Azerbaijan; China; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Russia; Tajikistan; Turkey; Turkmenistan; United States; Uzbekistan

Population: 6,500

Global Population: 5,754,900


PEID: 750

ROP: 109874

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Tatar of Bulgaria, numbering 6,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Ural-Siberian people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 5,754,900 in 11 countries. Their primary language is Crimean Tatar. The primary religion practiced by the Tatar is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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