Tangshuri in Afghanistan

Joshua Project has identified the Tangshuri only in Afghanistan
Population
14,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Tangshuri people are of the Tajik people cluster. They reside in Afghanistan, in the far northeastern part of Badakshan. Some may also be found in Turkmenistan.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They are also known as the Tangshewi people. They speak Tangshuri, or Tangshewi, which may be closely related to Darwazi.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Tangshuri are Muslims. Some Christian audio recordings have been translated into their language.


People Name General Tangshuri
People Name in Country Tangshuri
Population in Afghanistan 14,000
World Population 14,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Tangshewi
People ID 15253
Country Afghanistan
Region Central Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 4  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Northeast Badakhshan, east of Darwazi on the Amu Darya. Possibly in Turkmenistan   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Afghanistan
Region Central Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 4  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Northeast Badakhshan, east of Darwazi on the Amu Darya. Possibly in Turkmenistan.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Primary Language: Dari (14,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: prs   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Dari (14,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: prs   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Dari

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1974)
New Testament Yes   (1982-1985)
Complete Bible Yes   (2008)
Audio Bible Online
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Farsi, Eastern (Dari)
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Today's Dari Version
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
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
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Profile Source: The World Missions Atlas Project 
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