Tangshuri in Afghanistan

Joshua Project has identified the Tangshuri only in Afghanistan

Population

14,200

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.




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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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People Name General Tangshuri
People Name in Country Tangshuri
ROP3 Code 109822
Joshua Project People ID 15253
Indigenous Yes
Population in Afghanistan 14,200
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Tangshewi,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Dari 14,233
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Affinity Bloc Persian-Median
People Cluster Tajik
People Name General Tangshuri
Ethnic Code CNT24z
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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%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
0.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
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