Aramaic, West in Syria


Population
24,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Aramaic, West
People Name in Country Aramaic, West
Population in Syria 24,000
World Population 55,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names West Aramaic
People ID 13175
Country Syria
Region Middle East and North Africa
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 5  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Qalamoun Mountains, 50 km north of Damascus. Villages of Ma'lula, Bakh'a, and Jubb 'Adin. Only in Syria.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Syria
Region Middle East and North Africa
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 5  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Qalamoun Mountains, 50 km north of Damascus. Villages of Ma'lula, Bakh'a, and Jubb 'Adin. Only in Syria.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map


Primary Language: Western Neo-Aramaic (24,000 speakers)
Language Code: amw   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Western Neo-Aramaic (24,000 speakers)
Language Code: amw   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Secondary Languages:
For Primary Language: Western Neo-Aramaic

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.10 %)
40.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
60.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
95.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
5.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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