Koy Sanjaq Surat in Iraq

The Koy Sanjaq Surat have only been reported in Iraq
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Introduction / History

The Koy Sanjaq Surat are defined by their language and their Chaldean Catholic religion.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Koy Sanjaq Surat are a minority in Muslim Iraq. Their form of Christianity provides them with an ethnic identity. Being Christian in a Muslim country makes them vulnerable to those who wish to eliminate all Christians from the country.


What Are Their Beliefs?

As Chaldean Catholics, they are part of Syriac Christianity. There are differences in rites and slight theological differences between the various forms of Christianity in the Middle East. Often rituals and historical events become more important to them than the finished work of Christ.


What Are Their Needs?

The Koy Sanjaq Surat need God’s protection from the Muslim majority. There are groups in Iraq that would like to drive out all Christian groups.


Prayer Points

Pray for Koy Sanjaq Surat families to be abundantly blessed by the Lord, leading others to find hope in Jesus Christ.
Pray for Koy Sanjaq Surat disciples who will make more disciples who will make even more disciples.
Pray that soon there will be Koy Sanjaq Surat workers who will take the name of Christ to their Muslim neighbors.


Scripture Prayers for the Koy Sanjaq Surat in Iraq.


References

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Category:Koy_Sanjaq_Surat_language
https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Koy_Sanjaq_Surat
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koy_Sanjaq


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Koy Sanjaq Surat
People Name in Country Koy Sanjaq Surat
Alternate Names
Population this Country 1,100
Population all Countries 1,100
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 18981
ROP3 Code 105098
ROP25 Code 304114
ROP25 Name Koi-Sanjaq Sooret
Country Iraq
Region Africa, North and Middle East
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 16  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country North, Arbil Governorate, Koi-Sanjaq, Armota.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Iraq
Region Africa, North and Middle East
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 16  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country North, Arbil Governorate, Koi-Sanjaq, Armota..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.00 %)
75.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
25.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Koy Sanjaq Surat (1,100 speakers)
Language Code kqd   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Koy Sanjaq Surat (1,100 speakers)
Language Code kqd   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Koy Sanjaq Surat

Primary Language:  Koy Sanjaq Surat

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Needed

Resource Type Resource Name Source
None reported  
Photo Source Levi Clancy - Wikimedia  Creative Commons 
Profile Source Joshua Project 
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