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Arab, general in Hungary

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
5,200 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 4.00 % 0.50 % No No   

Arab, general in Hungary

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Introduction / History
There are two kinds of Arabs either passing through or living in Hungary. The poorer ones are trying to escape Iraq or Syria. Hungary is not their final destination; they are passing through in hopes of finding jobs in Germany or one of the Scandinavian countries.

The other kind of Arab is much wealthier. There are Kuwaitis, Egyptian, and others purchasing land in places like Komlo and Pecs, Hungary. They are helping the economy for those who sell real estate, but there is some resentment towards them.

Where are they located?
If one wanted to find Arab refugees, they might want to start at the train stations of Hungary. The wealthier Arabs are more likely to be found at resorts and vacation spots.

What are their lives like?
Iraqi and Syrian refugees are resented by many of the Hungarians. They do not like the mess made by people who are passing through their country, leaving (as they see it) a trail of garbage and waste for others to clean up. Anyone who wants cheaper real estate will not like the wealthy Kuwaitis who purchase land in Hungary. Hungarians who want customers for real estate welcome the customers. Many of the wealthy Arabs are looking for vacation spots and resorts. They also do not stay long.

What are their beliefs?
Most Arabs who come to Hungary are Sunni Muslims, with the exception of some of the Iraqis who are Shi'ite.

What are their needs?
The poorer Arabs need to be trained in job skills that will make them useful in Europe. Believers with the right skills can train them. Wealthier Arabs need a spiritual hunger that will take them away from traditional works-oriented religion.

Prayer Points
* Pray for spiritual hunger to come to the Arabs in Hungary.
* Pray for believers to reach out to both Arab groups in Hungary.
* Pray for Arab leaders to have dreams and visions of Jesus Christ, the only savior.
* Pray for a disciple-making movement to emerge among Arabs in Hungary.
* Pray for completion of Bible translation in this people group's primary language.
* Pray for the availability of the Jesus Film in the primary language of this people.

References
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam_in_Hungary
https://www.quora.com/How-Arab-are-treated-in-Hungary-Is-there-racism
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/projects/cp/reporters-notebook/migrants/hungary-treatment-refugees
https://dailynewshungary.com/citizens-of-arab-countries-buying-up-property-in-hungary/
http://hungarianspectrum.org/2016/11/25/a-small-but-close-circle-the-orban-family-and-arab-businesmen/

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Country: Hungary
Continent: Europe
Region: Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window: No
   
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Arab, general
People Name General: Arab, general
ROP3 Code: 115690
Joshua Project People ID: 19204
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 5,200
Population all Countries: 3,240,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
People Cluster: Arab World, general
People Name General: Arab, general
Ethnic Code: CMT30
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Arabic, North Levantine Spoken (5,200 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): apc    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity4.00 %(Evangelical: 0.50 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam96.00 % 
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: 1973
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
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 RecordingsArabic Bibles Online
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / VideoThe Story
Film / VideoTogether Toward Growth
Film / VideoTogether Toward Growth (EngSub)
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
 
 
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