• PEOPLE NAME: CENTRAL SORANI KURDS OF UNITED STATES

Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Kurd

Language: Central Kurdish - (ckb)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: United States

Also found in: Iran; Iraq; Jordan; Turkmenistan

Population: 17,000

Global Population: 8,938,000


PEID: 43313

ROP: 101922

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Central Sorani Kurds of United States, numbering 17,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Kurd people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 8,938,000 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Central Kurdish. The primary religion practiced by the Central Sorani Kurds is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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