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.
The Budukh are Islam-Sunnites.
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.
Scripture Prayers for the Budug in Azerbaijan.
|Profile Source: Hope for Europe|
|People Name General||Budug|
|People Name in Country||Budug|
|Alternate Names||Budukh; Yergyuch|
|Population this Country||2,100|
|Population all Countries||2,100|
|Progress Scale||4 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|GSEC||1 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed|
|ROP25 Name||Budug (Budukh)|
|Persecution Rank||Not ranked|
|Location in Country||Quba district: Budukh village. Source: Ethnologue 2016|
|Primary Language||Budukh (2,100 speakers)|
|Language Code||bdk Ethnologue Listing|
|Dialect Code||8413 Global Recordings Listing|