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PEID: 787

ROP: 100675

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Azerbaijani

Language: North Azerbaijani - (azj)

Alternate Name(s): Azerbaijani Turk

Primary Religion: Islam - Shia

Country: Georgia

Also found in: Azerbaijan; Germany; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Netherlands; Turkmenistan; United States; Uzbekistan

Population: 261,000

Global Population: 10,105,900

PEID: 787

ROP: 100675

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Azerbaijani of Georgia, numbering 261,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Azerbaijani people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 10,105,900 in 9 countries. Their primary language is North Azerbaijani. The primary religion practiced by the Azerbaijani 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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