• PEOPLE NAME: ROSHOR OF TAJIKISTAN


PEID: 46990

ROP: 116096

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Tajik

Language: Shughni - (sgh)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Shia

Country: Tajikistan

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Population: 1,000

Global Population: 1,000


PEID: 46990

ROP: 116096

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Roshor of Tajikistan, numbering 1,000, are Unengaged and 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 Roshor 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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