Batsi, Tsova-Tush in Georgia

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People Name: Batsi, Tsova-Tush
Country: Georgia
10/40 Window: No
Population: 2,800
World Population: 2,800
Primary Language: Bats
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 100.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.50 %
Scripture: Unspecified
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: No
People Cluster: Caucasus
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The Batsbians (or Batsbi as they call themselves) are a small ethnic group often called "the Tsova Tush" living in the Akhmetsk region in Georgia. The Batsbians are the descendants of the Ingush and the Chechens who migrated to East Georgia at the beginning of the nineteenth century. They speak the Batsbi (Tsova-Tushian) and Georgian languages. Georgian is also the literary language. Batsbian every day life has many Georgian cultural elements. Gradually, the Batsbians assimilate with Georgians.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Their religion is Orthodox Christian.

Prayer Points

Pray for the attitudes of peace, forgiveness, and unity among the Batsi people.
Continue to pray for peace in this land, deliverance from war, and deliverance from fear and superstition.
Pray for many missionaries to be called both from inside and outside the region.

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