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Uzbek, Northern in Italy

Uzbek, Northern

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,100 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Uzbek, Northern in Italy

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Introduction / History
The Uzbeks are a Turkic people group located primarily in Central Asia. The earliest ancestors of the Uzbeks, the Central Asian Turks, aided Genghis Khan in his conquest of Eastern Europe in the 1300s. Eventually, as unity between the Turks and Mongols faded, numerous warring kingdoms were formed. It was from several of these kingdoms that the Uzbeks descended.

By the mid-1800s, most of the Uzbeks had been conquered by the Russians. They lived under czarist rule until the Bolshevik Revolution brought the Communists to power in 1917. The new socialist government forced many of the Uzbek nomads and farmers to live on collective farms. When the Soviet Union broke up in 1991, Uzbekistan became an independent nation. At that time, some of them managed to leave for Western countries like Italy in search of better jobs and education.

Where are they located?
About 15 million Uzbeks live in their homeland, present-day Uzbekistan. There are also large Uzbek communities in Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan, as well as small communities in many other nations, including Italy.

What are their lives like?
No matter where they live, Uzbek families are extended, with a patriarchal authority ruling over several generations.

What are their beliefs?
Most Uzbeks are Sunni Muslims of the Hanafite branch. Like other Muslims, the Uzbeks believe that there is one God, Allah, whose will was revealed through the prophet Mohammed and then recorded in the Koran. The Uzbeks are not generally Orthodox Muslims. Many traditional beliefs have been mingled with their Islamic practices. Many of the younger generation are either atheists or non-religious.

What are their needs?
The rural lifestyle of most Uzbeks in Uzbekistan did not prepare them for an urban life. Believers can teach them marketable skills for the 21st century.

Prayer Points
* Ask God to grant wisdom and favor to mission agencies focusing on the Uzbeks.
* Ask the Lord to send long term laborers to live among the Uzbeks in Italy and share the love of Christ with them.
* Pray that believers in Europe will start reaching out to their Uzbek neighbors, and they would be receptive for Christ's love.
* Pray for effectiveness of the JESUS Film and Bible portions that are available in the Uzbek language.
* Pray for God to raise up a Disciple-Making movement among Uzbeks in Italy that will spread to Uzbeks around the globe.

References
https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/14039/UZ
https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/15756/US
https://ok.ru/video/12167152950

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Country: Italy
Continent: Europe
Region: Western Europe
10/40 Window: No
   
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Uzbek, Northern
People Name General: Uzbek, Northern
Alternate People Names:
Northern UzbekOuzbek
OzbekUsbaki
UzbekUzbeki
Wuzibiekeउज़्बेक, नॉर्दर्न
ROP3 Code: 107469
Joshua Project People ID: 14039
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 1,100
Population all Countries: 28,848,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples
People Cluster: Uzbek
People Name General: Uzbek, Northern
Ethnic Code: MSY41l
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Uzbek, Northern (1,100 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): uzn    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam86.00 % 
Non-Religious14.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1891-1992
New Testament:
1992-2010Audio
Complete Bible: 2016
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFire (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Uzbek, Northern
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Prophets Story (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoTie the Belt (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoTraditional Music Video (Indigitube.tv)
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible: Oʻzbekcha (Ўзбекча) - Uz ...
 
 
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Uzbek, Northern in Italy

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