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Greek in Cuba

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
2,400 Greek Christianity 90.00 % 0.40 %   

Greek in Cuba

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Introduction / History
The Greeks are the descendants of the migrants from the Balkan Peninsula who came to Russia partly in the eighteenth century, but mostly in the nineteenth century. This migration was the result of the political situation from the Balkans and Russian-Turkish wars, leading to considerable movement of the population. The Christian population, oppressed and mercilessly robbed by the government of the Osman empire, saw in Russia their liberator from the centuries-old Turkish oppression. They left their homes and followed the Russian army in masses.

In the Russian-Turkish war of 1768-1774, the Greek rebels from Greece fought on the Russian side and, after the war, a considerable part of them settled in the Crimea. By the beginning of the nineteenth century, the Greek settlements had lost their military importance. The Greeks who lived in the steppe districts in the Crimea and on the coast, used the Tatar language (they were called Greeks-Tatars). The other part, which lived in the mountain regions, preserved their own language which was a dialect of the modern Greek language. This group was called "Greeks-Hellens."

What are their beliefs?
Their religion is Christian Orthodoxy.

Prayer Points
They are religious, but lack understanding of the Gospel and a close relationship with the living God.
Pray that there is a way to really communicate the living God of today.
Pray for a release of workers, finances and resources that are needed.

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Country: Cuba
Continent: North America
Region: America, North and Caribbean
Persecution Rank:27 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: No
   
 
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
 
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Greek
People Name General: Greek
Alternate People Names:
DimotikiGreek Cypriot
HellenicRomei
RomeosUrum
ROP3 Code: 103480
Joshua Project People ID: 11942
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 2,400
Population all Countries: 10,480,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster: Greek
People Name General: Greek
Ethnic Code: CEW20
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Greek (2,400 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): ell    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity90.00 %(Evangelical: 0.40 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
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]   Evangelicals have a larger relative representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1547-1949
New Testament:
1638-1989Audio
Complete Bible: 1840-2003
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
Audio RecordingsGeneral Ministry Resources
Audio RecordingsOnline Audio Scripture
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Greek
Film / VideoLove letter to you from scripture
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBiblical answers to your questions
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel resources links
GeneralWalk with the Prophets and meet the Mess ...
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
Text / Printed MatterBible Gateway scripture
Text / Printed MatterBible: Greek
Text / Printed MatterBible: Greek
Text / Printed MatterBible: Greek
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Greek
Text / Printed MatterTools for faith conversations
Text / Printed MatterTopical Scripture booklets and Bible stu ...
 
 
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