Nafar, Nafar Turk in Iran

Joshua Project has identified the Nafar only in Iran






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Main Language


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People Name General Nafar
People Name in Country Nafar, Nafar Turk
Population in Iran 4,300
World Population 4,300
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Nafar Turk
Affinity Bloc Turkic Peoples
People Cluster Azerbaijani
People Name General Nafar
Ethnic Code MSY41a
People ID 13915
Country Iran
Region Central Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 7  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country East and West Azerbaijan, Ardebil, Zanjan, and part of Markazi provinces. districts of Tehran; Fars Province and scattered.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Azerbaijani, South: Nafar
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Azerbaijani, South: Nafar
For Primary Language: Azerbaijani, South

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes
Complete Bible Yes   (2013)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Azeri Scripture Resources Text / Printed Matter
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Iranian Azeri Bible Text / Printed Matter
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Azerbaijani, South Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
Network of Azerbaijani Partnerships Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Islam

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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
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Ethnic Religions
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Other / Small
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Christian Segments Percent
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Other Christian
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Roman Catholic
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