PEID: 6418

ROP: 110670

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Pashtun

Language: Waneci - (wne)

Alternate Name(s): Chalgari, Vanchi, Waneci, Waneci, Venechi, Tarino, Tarino, Vanechi, Wanechi

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Pakistan

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Population: 9,000

Global Population: 9,000

PEID: 6418

ROP: 110670

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Wanetsi of Pakistan, numbering 9,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Pashtun people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Pakistan. Their primary language is Waneci. The primary religion practiced by the Wanetsi 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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