Budug in Azerbaijan

Joshua Project has identified the Budug only in Azerbaijan

Population

1,020

Christian

0.10%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Hope for Europe


Introduction / History

The Budug (Budukh) live in the Dagestan area. The Budukhic language belongs to the Lezgin subgroup of the Caucasian (Dagestan) languages. The written language and literature are based upon the Azerbaijan language. The main occupations of the Budukh are agriculture and cattle-breeding.


What are Their Beliefs?

The Budukh are Islam-Sunnites.


Prayer Points

* Pray that the Holy Spirit would prepare the hearts of these people for the Gospel of Jesus Christ while pouring out in new ways to existing Christians in this area.

* Pray for God to motivate Russian, Georgian and Armenian Christians to become involved in prayer for the people of Dagestan, and in evangelism among them.



Profile Source: Hope for Europe

People Name General Budug
People Name in Country Budug
Population in Azerbaijan 1,020
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Budukh, Yergyuch
Affinity Bloc Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster Caucasus
People Name General Budug
Ethnic Code CEW17b
Country Azerbaijan
Continent Asia
Region Central Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Quba region

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Budukh: Yergyuch (1,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Budukh: Yergyuch 1,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Category Resource
Prayer Links
Global Prayer Digest: 2009-11-18
Global Prayer Digest: 2010-03-16
Global Prayer Digest: 2013-09-24

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.10 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
99.91 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
70.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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