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Shahmirzadi in Iran

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,100 Shahmirzadi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % No No   

Shahmirzadi in Iran

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Introduction / History
The Shamirzadi people work in what the United Nations calls the world's biggest walnut orchard; it has 700 trees! Walnuts are the chief export of Shamirzad, home of the Shahmirzadi people. All Shahmirzad residents are given proprietary rights in the orchard, determined by how much land they own. Tourists visit to experience Shamirzad's beautiful gardens and lovely climate during the summer months.

Where are they located?
The Shamirzadi people live in the north of Iran on the southern slopes of the Alborz Mountains.

What are their lives like?
As far as we know, the Shamirzadi people specialize in growing walnuts. There have been famous people from this people group including an archeological researcher, a professor, and an ambassador.

What are their beliefs?
This people group is entirely Muslim. They sometimes have contact with members of other religious faiths, but not Christians.

What are their needs?
They have gospel recordings, but no Bible portions, radio broadcasts, or JESUS Film.

Prayer Points
Pray for the Lord to raise up people from the Shahmirzadi people to translate the New Testament, the JESUS Film, and radio broadcasts into their language.
Pray for Holy Spirit led believers to befriend the Shahmirzadi people and lead them to follow Jesus Christ.
Pray for a disciple-making movement to flourish among the Shahmirzadi people.
Pray that the Shahmirzadi people will learn of the goodness of God and of his kingdom.
* Pray for translation of the Bible to begin in this people group's primary language.
* Pray for the availability of the Jesus Film in the primary language of this people.


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Prayer Links
Global Prayer Digest: 2010-11-25
Global Prayer Digest: 2013-10-28
Global Prayer Digest: 2016-11-28
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Country: Iran
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Central
Persecution Rank:8 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Semnan Province, Shahmirzad.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Shahmirzadi
People Name General: Shahmirzadi
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 114716
Joshua Project People ID: 18860
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 1,100
Population all Countries: 1,100
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median
People Cluster: Persian
People Name General: Shahmirzadi
Ethnic Code: CNT24z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Shahmirzadi (1,100 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): srz    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: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
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Shahmirzadi in Iran

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People Cluster
    Persian     Asia, Central    
      Shahmirzadi Iran    
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