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PEID: 12199

ROP: 110313

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Assyrian / Aramaic

Language: Turoyo - (tru)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Syria

Also found in: Netherlands; Turkey; United Kingdom

Population: 34,500

Global Population: 78,700

PEID: 12199

ROP: 110313

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Syrian Aramaic of Syria, numbering 34,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Assyrian / Aramaic people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 78,700 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Turoyo. The primary religion practiced by the Syrian Aramaic is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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