Budug in Azerbaijan

The Budug have only been reported in Azerbaijan
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Introduction / History

The Budug (Budukh) live in the Dagestan area. The Budukhic language belongs to the Lezgin subgroup of the Caucasian (Dagestan) languages. The written language and literature are based upon the Azerbaijan language. The main occupations of the Budukh are farming and cattle production.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Budukh are Islam-Sunnites.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Budug in Azerbaijan.

* Pray that the Holy Spirit would prepare the hearts of these people for the Gospel of Jesus Christ while pouring out in new ways to existing Christians in this area.

* Pray for God to motivate Russian, Georgian and Armenian Christians to become involved in prayer for the people of Dagestan, and in evangelism among them.


Profile Source:   Hope for Europe  

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2009-11-18
Global Prayer Digest: 2010-03-16
Global Prayer Digest: 2013-09-24
People Name General Budug
People Name in Country Budug
World Population 1,100
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 0  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Budukh; Yergyuch
People ID 10980
ROP3 Code 101695
Country Azerbaijan
Region Asia, Central
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 50  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Quba district: Budukh village.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Azerbaijan
Region Asia, Central
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 50  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Quba district: Budukh village..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Budukh (1,100 speakers)
Language Code bdk   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Yergyuch
Dialect Code 8413   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Budukh (1,100 speakers)
Language Code bdk   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Yergyuch
Dialect Code 8413   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Budukh

Primary Language:  Budukh

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Needed

Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam
Religion Subdivision: Sunni
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.11 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
99.91 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
70.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Profile Source Hope for Europe  
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