Tangshuri in Afghanistan

Joshua Project has identified the Tangshuri only in Afghanistan

Population

13,600

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: The World Missions Atlas Project


Introduction / History

The Tangshuri people are of the Tajik people cluster. They reside in Afghanistan, in the far northeastern part of Badakshan. Some may also be found in Turkmenistan.


What are Their Lives Like?

They are also known as the Tangshewi people. They speak Tangshuri, or Tangshewi, which may be closely related to Darwazi.


What are Their Beliefs?

The Tangshuri are Muslims. Some Christian audio recordings have been translated into their language.




People Name General Tangshuri
People Name in Country Tangshuri
Population in Afghanistan 13,600
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Tangshewi
Affinity Bloc Persian-Median
People Cluster Tajik
People Name General Tangshuri
Ethnic Code CNT24z
Country Afghanistan
Continent Asia
Region Central Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Northeast Badakhshan, east of Darwazi on the Amu Darya. Possibly in Turkmenistan

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Dari (14,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Dari 14,000
Largest Religion Islam
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.00%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
100.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
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