• PEOPLE NAME: KHANTI OF RUSSIA

Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Finno-Ugric

Language: Khanty - (kca)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Russia

Also found in:

Population: 31,000

Global Population: 31,000


PEID: 917

ROP: 104904

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Khanti of Russia, numbering 31,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Finno-Ugric people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Russia. Their primary language is Khanty. The primary religion practiced by the Khanti 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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