• PEOPLE NAME: KALMYK-OIRATS OF RUSSIA

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PEID: 914

ROP: 107607

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mongolian

Language: Kalmyk - (xal)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Russia

Also found in: China; Kyrgyzstan; Mongolia; United States; Uzbekistan

Population: 183,000

Global Population: 461,450


PEID: 914

ROP: 107607

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Kalmyk-Oirats of Russia, numbering 183,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mongolian people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 461,450 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Kalmyk. The primary religion practiced by the Kalmyk-Oirats is Orthodox Christianity, a branch of Christianity that includes Copts, the Assyrian Church of the East, Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches.


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