Arvanites in Greece

The Arvanites have only been reported in Greece
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People Name General Arvanites
People Name in Country Arvanites
World Population 144,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Albanian; Arvanite; Arvanitika
People ID 10443
ROP3 Code 100537
Country Greece
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Aegean, Attica, Peloponnese, Western Greece and the Ionian Islands, Thessaly and Central Greece administrative units; Voiotia, south Evvoia and Salamis islands; Korinthia and Argolis areas; other Peloponnese areas, northwest Achaia, north of Lapas; Messinia, from Kalamitra northwest; Lakonia, east coastal area near Rikhea; Kyklades, Andros island north; Athens, mainly rural, 300 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Greece
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Aegean, Attica, Peloponnese, Western Greece and the Ionian Islands, Thessaly and Central Greece administrative units; Voiotia, south Evvoia and Salamis islands; Korinthia and Argolis areas; other Peloponnese areas, northwest Achaia, north of Lapas; Messinia, from Kalamitra northwest; Lakonia, east coastal area near Rikhea; Kyklades, Andros island north; Athens, mainly rural, 300 villages..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Albanian, Arvanitika (144,000 speakers)
Language Code aat   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Thracean Arvanitika
Dialect Code 6867   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Albanian, Arvanitika (144,000 speakers)
Language Code aat   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Thracean Arvanitika
Dialect Code 6867   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Albanian, Arvanitika

Primary Language:  Albanian, Arvanitika

Bible Translation Status:  Unspecified

Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Orthodox
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.00 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
15.00 %
Non-Religious
20.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
70.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
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