PEID: 23958

ROP: 115436

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Domari

Language: Dari - (prs)

Alternate Name(s): Jat Gypsy, Jatu, Jati

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Afghanistan

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Population: 2,600

Global Population: 2,600

PEID: 23958

ROP: 115436

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Jat (Jatu, Jati) of Afghanistan, numbering 2,600, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Domari people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Afghanistan. Their primary language is Dari. The primary religion practiced by the Jat (Jatu, Jati) is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

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