Language:  Kurdish, Northern

Population of Groups Speaking

16,854,000

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 22,000 108,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Herki Iraq 43,000 108,000 Islam 0.04 % 0.00 % 1
 Herki Turkey 43,000 108,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Azerbaijan 6,600 15,960,000 Islam 0.04 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Armenia 2,200 15,960,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Australia 4,500 15,960,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.70 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Austria 26,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Belgium 29,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.11 % 0.07 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Bahrain 60,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Canada 7,400 15,960,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Denmark 20,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Finland 15,000 15,960,000 Islam 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji France 85,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kurd, Kurmanji Georgia 1,700 15,960,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Germany 547,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.20 % 0.05 % 11
 Kurd, Kurmanji Greece 21,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Italy 12,000 15,960,000 Islam 2.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Jordan 7,400 15,960,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.05 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Iran 501,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.40 % 0.10 % 10
 Kurd, Kurmanji Iraq 3,479,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.09 % 70
 Kurd, Kurmanji Kyrgyzstan 16,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Kazakhstan 53,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.10 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Lebanon 290,000 15,960,000 Islam 4.00 % 0.01 % 6
 Kurd, Kurmanji Netherlands 75,000 15,960,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.40 % 2
 Kurd, Kurmanji Norway 5,400 15,960,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Spain 900 15,960,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Russia 24,000 15,960,000 Islam 3.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Sweden 11,000 15,960,000 Islam 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Syria 1,481,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.13 % 0.06 % 30
 Kurd, Kurmanji Switzerland 8,700 15,960,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Turkey 9,035,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 181
 Kurd, Kurmanji Turkmenistan 50,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji United Kingdom 27,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.05 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Ukraine 1,900 15,960,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji United States 53,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Uzbekistan 3,100 15,960,000 Islam 0.20 % 0.10 % 1
 Shikaki Iran 29,000 55,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Shikaki Turkey 26,000 55,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk Tajikistan 1,800 63,833,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi Armenia 36,000 737,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi Georgia 12,000 737,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi Germany 51,000 737,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi Sweden 4,300 737,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi Ukraine 2,000 737,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi Iraq 574,000 737,000 Ethnic Religions 0.14 % 0.14 % 11
 Yazidi Russia 41,000 737,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi Turkey 2,800 737,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yazidi United States 4,100 737,000 Ethnic Religions 2.40 % 1.50 % 1
  Totals:  48           48     362
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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 42,335,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk Kyrgyzstan 45,000 63,833,000 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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