Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Ural-Siberian

Language: Crimean Tatar - (crh)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Ukraine

Also found in: Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkey; Uzbekistan

Population: 209,000

Global Population: 415,900

PEID: 988

ROP: 102312

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Crimean Tatars of Ukraine, numbering 209,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Ural-Siberian people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 415,900 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Crimean Tatar. The primary religion practiced by the Crimean Tatars is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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