• PEOPLE NAME: KARELIANS OF RUSSIA

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PEID: 915

ROP: 104657

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Finno-Ugric

Language: Karelian - (krl)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Russia

Also found in: Finland

Population: 60,500

Global Population: 71,500


PEID: 915

ROP: 104657

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Karelians of Russia, numbering 60,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Finno-Ugric people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 71,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Karelian. The primary religion practiced by the Karelians 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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