• PEOPLE CLUSTER: LURI-BAKHTIARI

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People groups: 5

Population: 3,518,100

Unreached people groups: 5

UPG population: 3,518,100

Unengaged UPGs: 2

UUPG population: 143,100

Number of countries: 3


Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

Overview: The Luri-Bakhtiari people cluster encompasses two large ethnic groups of southwestern Iran. The Lurs are a mixture of aboriginal Indo-Iranian tribes; the Bakhtiari are an Iranian tribe of nomadic pastoralists. Several dialect subgroups of the Lurs are identified as distinct people groups, including the Kumzari of Oman.

Peoples within this cluster: Bakhtiari; Kumzari; Luri, Northern; Mamasani

Countries where they are found: Iran; Iraq; Oman


People groups: 5

Population: 3,518,100

Unreached people groups: 5

UPG population: 3,518,100

Unengaged UPGs: 2

UUPG population: 143,100

Number of countries: 3