Language:  Kurdish, Northern Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

16,275,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

48

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Herki Iran 22,000 105,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Herki Iraq 41,000 105,000 Islam 0.04 % 0.00 % 1
 Herki Turkey 42,000 105,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Azerbaijan 6,500 15,411,000 Islam 0.04 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Armenia 2,200 15,411,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Australia 4,400 15,411,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.70 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Austria 25,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Bahrain 56,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Belgium 29,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.11 % 0.07 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Canada 7,200 15,411,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Denmark 20,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Finland 6,300 15,411,000 Islam 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji France 84,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kurd, Kurmanji Georgia 1,700 15,411,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Germany 544,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.20 % 0.05 % 11
 Kurd, Kurmanji Greece 21,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Italy 12,000 15,411,000 Islam 2.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Jordan 7,300 15,411,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.05 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Iran 489,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.40 % 0.10 % 10
 Kurd, Kurmanji Iraq 3,321,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 66
 Kurd, Kurmanji Kyrgyzstan 15,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Kazakhstan 52,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.10 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Lebanon 294,000 15,411,000 Islam 4.00 % 0.01 % 6
 Kurd, Kurmanji Netherlands 75,000 15,411,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.40 % 2
 Kurd, Kurmanji Norway 5,300 15,411,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Russia 24,000 15,411,000 Islam 3.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Spain 900 15,411,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Sweden 11,000 15,411,000 Islam 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Syria 1,383,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.13 % 0.06 % 28
 Kurd, Kurmanji Switzerland 8,600 15,411,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Turkey 8,814,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 176
 Kurd, Kurmanji Turkmenistan 7,100 15,411,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji United Kingdom 27,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.05 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Ukraine 1,900 15,411,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji United States 52,000 15,411,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Uzbekistan 3,100 15,411,000 Islam 0.20 % 0.10 % 1
 Shikaki Turkey 25,000 54,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Shikaki Iran 29,000 54,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk Tajikistan 1,700 61,293,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi Armenia 35,000 710,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi Georgia 12,000 710,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi Germany 51,000 710,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi Sweden 4,200 710,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi Iraq 548,000 710,000 Ethnic Religions 0.14 % 0.14 % 11
 Yazidi Russia 41,000 710,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi Turkey 2,700 710,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi Ukraine 2,000 710,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi United States 4,000 710,000 Ethnic Religions 2.40 % 1.50 % 1
  Totals:  48           48     351
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Persian Tajikistan 600 41,266,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk Kyrgyzstan 47,000 61,293,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  2           2     2

Language Alternate Names
Ashiti
Badinani
Badînî
Bahdini
Barwari Jor
Bayezidi
Behdini
Behdînî
Botani
Boti (Botani)
Eastern Kurmanji
Êzdîkî
Gulli
Hekari
Kermancî
Khorasani
Khorasani Kurmanji
Khorassani Kurmanji
Kirmancî
Kirmanciya Jori
Kordi
Kordi Kormanji
Kurdi
Kurdî
Kurdi, Behdini
Kurdî-Kurmancî
Kurdish Kurmanji
Kurdish, Afrini
Kurdiya jorîn
Kurdmancî
Kurmancî
Kurmanji
Kurmanjî
Kurmanji - Cis
Kurmanji Kurdish
Kurmanji Standard
Marashi
Mihemedî
Northern Kurdish (Kurmanji)
Red Kurmanji
Shemdinani
Shikakî
Silivî
Zakho

Dialects
Afrin
Akre
Alburz
Amadiye
Bâyazidi
Behdini
Birjandi
Boti
Guwii
Hakari
Hakkâri
Jezire
Judikâni
Khorrassani
Kurmanji
Northern Kurdish
Qochâni
Sanjâri
Sheikhan
Standard
Surchi
Urfi

Dialect Alternate Names
Aleppo Kurdish
Bahdinani
Behdini Kurdish
Dari: Khorasan
Farsi, Eastern: Dari: Khorasan
Kermanci
Kermanci, Behdini
Kermanci, Standard
Kermanji
Kirdasi
Kirmancha
Kirmanji
Kurdi, Kurmanji
Kurdi: Khorrassani
Kurdi: Kurmanji
Kurdish, Northern
Kurdish, Northern: Afrin
Kurdish: Syria
Kurmanci
Kurmangi
Kurmanji Kurdish
Kurmanji, Behdini
Kurmanji: Afrin
Kurmanji: Fus-ha
Kurmanji: Standard
Kurmanji: Syria
Northern Kurdish
Southern Kurdish

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1856-2016
New Testament 1872-2005
Complete Bible 2008
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Kurdish, Northern
Film / Video Life's Gold
Film / Video Life's Gold
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
General Got Questions Ministry
General Kurdish Ministry Resources
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Comic Book Version (SuperBible)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Kurdish New Testament & Psalms
Text / Printed Matter International Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book