Arvanites in Greece

The Arvanites have only been reported in Greece
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People Name General Arvanites
People Name in Country Arvanites
World Population 145,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Albanian; Arvanite; Arvanitika
People ID 10443
ROP3 Code 100537
Country Greece
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Aegean, Attica, Peloponnese, Western Greece and the Ionian Islands, Thessaly and Central Greece administrative units; Voiotia, south Evvoia and Salamis islands; Korinthia and Argolis areas; other Peloponnese areas, northwest Achaia, north of Lapas; Messinia, from Kalamitra northwest; Lakonia, east coastal area near Rikhea; Kyklades, Andros island north; Athens, mainly rural, 300 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Greece
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Aegean, Attica, Peloponnese, Western Greece and the Ionian Islands, Thessaly and Central Greece administrative units; Voiotia, south Evvoia and Salamis islands; Korinthia and Argolis areas; other Peloponnese areas, northwest Achaia, north of Lapas; Messinia, from Kalamitra northwest; Lakonia, east coastal area near Rikhea; Kyklades, Andros island north; Athens, mainly rural, 300 villages..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Albanian, Arvanitika (145,000 speakers)
Language Code aat   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Thracean Arvanitika
Dialect Code 6867   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Albanian, Arvanitika (145,000 speakers)
Language Code aat   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Thracean Arvanitika
Dialect Code 6867   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Albanian, Arvanitika

Primary Language:  Albanian, Arvanitika

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1827)
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Orthodox
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.00 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
15.00 %
Non-Religious
20.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
70.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
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