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Mussulman Tat in Russia

Mussulman Tat

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
2,100 Tat, Muslim Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Mussulman Tat in Russia

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Introduction / History
The Tats are a nationality living in some of the Caspian regions of Azerbaijan, the southern parts of Daghstan and in Iran. They are a member of the Iranian language group, but speak a language of their own. The northern dialect is based on the Daghestani literary language, and is written in the Russian alphabet. They are usually bilingual in Azerbaijanian. Culturaly and according to their everyday life, the Tats are almost indistinguishable from the Azerbaijanians. However, they have preserved their national identity. The Tats have highly developed carpet-weaving and the manufacture of copper utensils.

The Tats in the Caucasus live mostly along the northeast Caspian coastline of Azerbaijan and the adjoining coastal area of Daghestan. There are a large number in this language family in Iran.

What are their beliefs?
Tats are basically Shiite Moslems, and there are some Jews and Christians.

Prayer Points
Pray that the Christian Tats would live a lifestyle that would proclaim Jesus to their unsaved neighbors and families.
Pray that as they fashion copper utensils, the Lord would fashion the Tats into vessels for His use.
* Pray for completion of Bible translation in this people group's primary language.
* Pray for Gospel messages to become available in audio format for this people group.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2017-03-16
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Country: Russia
Continent: Asia
Region: Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Dagestan Republic; community in Moscow.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Mussulman Tat
People Name General: Mussulman Tat
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 106963
Joshua Project People ID: 13896
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 2,100
Population all Countries: 125,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median
People Cluster: Persian
People Name General: Mussulman Tat
Ethnic Code: CNT24f
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Tat, Muslim (2,100 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): ttt    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions10.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam80.00 % 
Non-Religious10.00 % 
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: 1989-2011
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Tat, Muslim
Film / VideoThe Prophets' Story
GeneralGospel resources links
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
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Mussulman Tat in Russia

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      Mussulman Tat Russia    
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