• PEOPLE NAME: MORDVINIANS OF TAJIKISTAN

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By Daniel Downer

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PEID: 24514

ROP: 106791

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Finno-Ugric

Language: Erzya - (myv)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Tajikistan

Also found in: Kazakhstan; Russia; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan

Population: 10,500

Global Population: 378,300


PEID: 24514

ROP: 106791

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Mordvinians of Tajikistan, numbering 10,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Finno-Ugric people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 378,300 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Erzya. The primary religion practiced by the Mordvinians 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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