Budug in Azerbaijan

Joshua Project has identified the Budug only in Azerbaijan
Population
1,100
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

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 agriculture and cattle-breeding.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Budukh are Islam-Sunnites.


Prayer Points

* 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  

Prayer Links:
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
Population in Azerbaijan 1,100
World Population 1,100
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged Yes (per Finishing the Task)
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 0  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Budukh, Yergyuch
People ID 10980
Country Azerbaijan
Region Central Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 34  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Quba region.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Azerbaijan
Region Central Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 34  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Quba region.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Ethnologue Language Map
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Primary Language: Budukh (1,100 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: bdk   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Unknown
Primary Dialect: Yergyuch
Dialect Code: 8413   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Budukh (1,100 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: bdk   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect: Yergyuch
Dialect Code: 8413   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Budukh

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam
Religion Subdivision: Sunni

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.10 %
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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