• PEOPLE NAME: TATAR OF RUSSIA

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PEID: 24481

ROP: 109874

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Ural-Siberian

Language: Tatar - (tat)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Russia

Also found in: Azerbaijan; Bulgaria; China; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkey; Turkmenistan; United States; Uzbekistan

Population: 5,310,000

Global Population: 5,750,900


PEID: 24481

ROP: 109874

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Tatar of Russia, numbering 5,310,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Ural-Siberian people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 5,750,900 in 11 countries. Their primary language is Tatar. The primary religion practiced by the Tatar 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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