• PEOPLE NAME: TUVINIAN OF MONGOLIA

Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Ural-Siberian

Language: Tuvinian - (tyv)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Lamaism

Country: Mongolia

Also found in: Russia

Population: 6,000

Global Population: 274,000


PEID: 7505

ROP: 110333

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Tuvinian of Mongolia, numbering 6,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Ural-Siberian people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 274,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Tuvinian. The primary religion practiced by the Tuvinian is Tibetan Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas.


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