• PEOPLE NAME: ABAZA OF RUSSIA

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By Lawrence Jatker

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PEID: 48739

ROP: 100011

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Caucasus

Language: Abaza - (abq)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Russia

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Population: 43,500

Global Population: 43,500


PEID: 48739

ROP: 100011

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Abaza of Russia, numbering 43,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Caucasus people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Russia. Their primary language is Abaza. The primary religion practiced by the Abaza 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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