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Tangshuri in Afghanistan

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
14,000 Dari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Tangshuri in Afghanistan

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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.

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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:Northeast Badakhshan, east of Darwazi on the Amu Darya. Possibly in Turkmenistan
(Source: Ethnologue 2010)
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Country Map:Political map
Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Tangshuri
People Name General: Tangshuri
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 109822
Joshua Project People ID: 15253
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 14,000
Population all Countries: 14,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median
People Cluster: Tajik
People Name General: Tangshuri
Ethnic Code: CNT24z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Dari (14,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): prs    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 % 
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
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
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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Tangshuri in Afghanistan

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  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Tajik     Central Asia    
      Tangshuri Afghanistan    
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            Tangshuri in Afghanistan          
      Religion Language  
      Islam     Dari  
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