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Pahlavani in Afghanistan

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
3,300 Dari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Pahlavani in Afghanistan

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Introduction / History
The Pahlavani are of the Persian people cluster. They are found in Afghanistan, mainly in the Chakhansoor Province.

Their primary language is now Dari, shifting from the Pahlavani language.

The Pahlavani are primarily Shia Muslims. There are few, if any, Christians or churches among them and there are currently no Christian resources translated into Pahlavani. However, there are many resources available in the Dari language.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2013-10-27
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Country: Afghanistan
Continent: Asia
Region: Central Asia
Persecution Rank:2 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Chakhansoor Province, Karim Kushta, Haji Hamza Khan village
(Source: Ethnologue 2010)
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
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People Name in Country: Pahlavani
People Name General: Pahlavani
ROP3 Code: 107747
Joshua Project People ID: 14255
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 3,300
Population all Countries: 3,300
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median
People Cluster: Persian
People Name General: Pahlavani
Ethnic Code: CNT24f
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Dari
Language Code (ISO): prs    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Pahlavani (Unknown)
Total Languages: 2
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Religion Sub-division:Shia
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam100.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
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: 1974
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 2008
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsFathers Love Letter
Audio RecordingsFathers Love Letter
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Dari
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
Text / Printed MatterBible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed MatterBible: Today's Dari Version
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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Pahlavani in Afghanistan

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Persian     Central Asia    
      Pahlavani Afghanistan    
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            Pahlavani in Afghanistan          
      Religion Language  
      Islam     Dari  
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