Tangshuri in Afghanistan

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Tangshuri
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People Name: Tangshuri
Country: Afghanistan
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 16,000
World Population: 16,000
Primary Language: Dari
Primary Religion: Islam
Christian Adherents: 0.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: Tajik
Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median
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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.