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PEID: 7186

ROP: 107064

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Altaic

Language: Mandarin Chinese - (cmn)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Chinese Folk Religion

Country: China

Also found in: Russia

Population: 6,800

Global Population: 18,800

PEID: 7186

ROP: 107064

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Hezhen of China, numbering 6,800, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Altaic people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 18,800 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mandarin Chinese. The primary religion practiced by the Hezhen is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.

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