Turk in Germany

Main Language
Largest Religion
Progress Gauge


The majority of Turks live in Turkey, but several million live in Germany and have adapted to Western culture, pursuing professional careers such as engineering, medicine and law. They began to establish themselves there soon after WWII, so that period of time when immigrants are open to new ideas is long gone. But God can still do miracles! The Turks are Sunni Muslim, believing in one God, heaven and hell.

Ministry Obstacles

The goals of the Turks in Germany are conflicted. They want to earn a good living, but they also don’t want to lose what remains of their culture and religion in this secularized land. This can cause them to automatically reject the gospel.

Outreach Ideas

Prayer is always needed. Prostitution exists among the Turks, so missionaries could set up recovery ministries for the hurting women as a base for gospel work. Alcohol rehabilitation homes can be another opportunity for followers of Christ to serve and share the gospel.

Pray for the Followers of Christ

Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray that the Lord will show the Muslim Turks the need for a sin-forgiving Savior.
Pray that God will convict the Turks of their sin, seeing Christ as the only way to reconcile with God the Father.
Pray for spiritual openness among the Turks in Germany.
Pray for a spiritual awakening that will lead to a disciple making movement.

Scripture Prayers for the Turk in Germany.

Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2007-03-09
Global Prayer Digest: 2008-04-08
Global Prayer Digest: 2009-04-11
Global Prayer Digest: 2010-04-05
Global Prayer Digest: 2019-11-30
People Name General Turk
People Name in Country Turk
Pronunciation terk
Population this Country 1,566,000
Population all Countries 63,323,000
Total Countries 68
Indigenous No
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 31
Alternate Names Anatolian; Baharlu Turk; Masakhastian; Meskhetian Turk; Osmanli; Ottomon Turk; Rumelian Turk; Urum; तुर्क
People ID 18274
ROP3 Code 113818
Country Germany
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Country Germany
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Map of Turk in Germany
Primary Language Turkish (1,566,000 speakers)
Language Code tur   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Turkish (1,566,000 speakers)
Language Code tur   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Turkish

Primary Language:  Turkish

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1782-1985)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1819-1993)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1827-2008)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video God's Love Story
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Turkish
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Savior 2 - Jesus' Baptism
Film / Video The Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen
General Four Spiritual Laws
General GoodSeed
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
100.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Other Christian
Roman Catholic
Photo Source Garry Knight  Creative Commons  Used with permission
Map Source People Group location: Joshua Project. Other map data / geography: GMI. Map design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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