Turk in Algeria



Population

3,200

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction / History

In the times of the Turkish or Ottoman Empire in the 1500s, Turks began coming to Algeria. The people of the city of Algiers invited the two Barbarossa brothers, who were Ottomans, to drive away the Spanish who were already in the region. This they did with success. The Ottomans began to rule in one place after another.

The Turks in Algeria have mixed well in Algerian life but are fond of their Ottoman- Turkish links. They identify themselves with both Algeria and Turkey. There is a notable Turkish culture in Algeria. Turkish coffees, pastries and desserts are enjoyed here. The Turkish language has influenced words and also titles and surnames. Turkish music and architecture is also an influence.

The Turks live in big cities like the capital Algiers as well as Constantine and Tiemcen. There are yet remains of old Turkish cities in Algeria. They have an Association called the Association of Algerian Turks. There are many well-known Algerian Turks.

The Turks in Algeria speak Turkish, Arabic and French. They are Muslims and follow Sunni Islam.


Prayer Points

* Pray that God gives the Turks in Algeria and in other countries including Turkey,
dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that they will come to Salvation through gospel materials.

References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turks_in_Algeria


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Prayer Links
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-12-22
People Name General Turk
People Name in Country Turk
Population in Algeria 3,200
World Population 59,351,000
Countries 71
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Anatolian, Baharlu Turk, Masakhastian, Meskhetian Turk, Osmanli, Ottomon Turk, Rumelian Turk, Urum
Affinity Bloc Turkic Peoples
People Cluster Turkish
People Name General Turk
Ethnic Code MSY41j
People ID 18274
Country Algeria
Region Middle East and North Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 34  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Turkish (3,200)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Turkish 3,200

For Main Lanugage: Turkish


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1782-1985)
New Testament Yes   (1819-1993)
Complete Bible Yes   (1827-2006)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Turkish, Kutsal Kitap Yeni Ceviri Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Film / Video
Four Spiritual Laws General
God's Story Video Film / Video
GoodSeed General
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Turkish Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Rivka (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
Turkish Language Film Film / Video
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Islam

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 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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Profile Source: Anonymous  
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