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PEID: 50358

ROP: 116305

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Kurd

Language: Northern Kurdish - (kmr)

Alternate Name(s): Yezidi Kurds

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: United States

Also found in: Armenia; Iraq

Population: 1,100

Global Population: 659,100

PEID: 50358

ROP: 116305

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Yazidi Kurds of United States, numbering 1,100, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Kurd people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 659,100 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Northern Kurdish. The primary religion practiced by the Yazidi Kurds is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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