Budug in Azerbaijan

Budug
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People Name: Budug
Country: Azerbaijan
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 1,100
World Population: 1,100
Primary Language: Budukh
Primary Religion: Islam
Christian Adherents: 0.11 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Translation Needed
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: No
People Cluster: Caucasus
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The Budug (Budukh) live in the Dagestan area. The Budukhic language belongs to the Lezgin subgroup of the Caucasian (Dagestan) languages. The written language and literature are based upon the Azerbaijan language. The main occupations of the Budukh are farming and cattle production.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The Budukh are Islam-Sunnites.

Prayer Points

* Pray that the Holy Spirit would prepare the hearts of these people for the Gospel of Jesus Christ while pouring out in new ways to existing Christians in this area.

* Pray for God to motivate Russian, Georgian and Armenian Christians to become involved in prayer for the people of Dagestan, and in evangelism among them.

Text Source:   Hope for Europe