• PEOPLE NAME: KOREANS OF RUSSIA

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PEID: 920

ROP: 105225

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Korean

Language: Russian - (rus)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Russia

Also found in: Argentina; Australia; Brazil; Canada; Dominican Republic; France; Germany; Guatemala; Honduras; Iran; Japan; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Madagascar; Mozambique; Netherlands; New Zealand; North Korea; Panama; Paraguay; Singapore; South Korea; Spain; Taiwan; Thailand; Turkmenistan; United Kingdom; United States; Uzbekistan

Population: 171,000

Global Population: 81,496,175


PEID: 920

ROP: 105225

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Koreans of Russia, numbering 171,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Korean people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 81,496,175 in 30 countries. Their primary language is Russian. The primary religion practiced by the Koreans 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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