Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Chinese-Hui

Language: Dungan - (dng)

Alternate Name(s): Hui, HuiZui, Dzhunyan, Tungan

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Also found in: Kazakhstan; Uzbekistan

Population: 77,000

Global Population: 127,300

PEID: 24347

ROP: 103902

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Dungans of Kyrgyzstan, numbering 77,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Chinese-Hui people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 127,300 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Dungan. The primary religion practiced by the Dungans 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.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

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Radio Broadcast: Not Available