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PEID: 48629

ROP: 115399

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Affinity Group: CAP

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Armenian

Language: Western Armenian - (hyw)

Alternate Name(s): Hemshinli, Hamshenis, Homshentsi

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Turkey

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Population: 14,000

Global Population: 14,000

PEID: 48629

ROP: 115399

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Hemshin of Turkey, numbering 14,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Armenian people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Turkey. Their primary language is Western Armenian. The primary religion practiced by the Hemshin is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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