Tangshuri in Afghanistan


Joshua Project has identified the Tangshuri only in Afghanistan

Population

13,600

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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 14,000
World Population 14,000
Countries 1
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
People ID 15253
Country Afghanistan
Region Central Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 5  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Northeast Badakhshan, east of Darwazi on the Amu Darya. Possibly in Turkmenistan.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Dari (14,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Dari 14,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1974)
New Testament Yes   (1982-1985)
Complete Bible Yes   (2008)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (Global Recordings Network)
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Farsi, Eastern (Dari)
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Today's Dari Version
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Profile Source: The World Missions Atlas Project 
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