• PEOPLE NAME: BARTANG OF TAJIKISTAN


PEID: 46989

ROP: 116093

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Affinity Group: CAP

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Tajik

Language: Shughni - (sgh)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Shia

Country: Tajikistan

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Population: 5,800

Global Population: 5,800


PEID: 46989

ROP: 116093

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Bartang of Tajikistan, numbering 5,800, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tajik people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Tajikistan. Their primary language is Shughni. The primary religion practiced by the Bartang is Shia Islam, one of two major denominations of Islam. The followers of Shia Islam are called 'Shi'as' or 'Shiites'.


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