Hui in Kyrgyzstan

Main Language
Largest Religion
Progress Gauge


A Chinese proverb states, "A Chinese awake is not the equal of a Hui sleeping." The Hui people are known as astute businesspersons. They live across the nation of China and in seven other countries in Asia and the Middle East. A small group also resides in Kyrgyzstan. The Hui are almost all Sunni Muslims. As Muslims, they have sometimes endured persecution in China. Most Hui today make their living in trade, banking, commerce and agriculture.

Ministry Obstacles

The Hui have been Muslims since the time of the Mongols in the 13th century. Islam is part of their cultural identity.

Outreach Ideas

Chinese Hui believers can go to Kyrgyzstan and form business partnerships with them. Many resources are available in Mandarin, the primary language of the Hui, including a complete Bible and the JESUS Film. The Hui can listen to Mandarin radio broadcasts.

Prayer Focus

As far as we know, there are no believers among the Hui in Kyrgyzstan. Pray that God would soon open doors for Christian materials to reach Hui communities.
Ask God to mobilize the church in Kyrgyzstan toward reaching out to the Hui with the goal of bringing about a Disciple Making Movement.

Scripture Prayers for the Hui, Muslim Chinese in Kyrgyzstan.

Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

Additional Info
People Name General Hui, Muslim Chinese
People Name in Country Hui, Muslim Chinese
Natural Name Hui
Pronunciation HWAY
Population this Country 2,000
Population all Countries 14,178,000
Total Countries 10
Indigenous No
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Chinese Muslim; Dungan; Haw; Hui Chinese; Huizui; Khotan; Mandarin; Panthay; Tungan
People ID 12140
ROP3 Code 103896
Country Kyrgyzstan
Region Asia, Central
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Country Kyrgyzstan
Region Asia, Central
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Primary Language Chinese, Mandarin
Language Code cmn   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Primary Language Chinese, Mandarin
Language Code cmn   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
People Groups Speaking Chinese, Mandarin

Primary Language:  Chinese, Mandarin

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1864-1986)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1857-1981)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1823-2018)
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 Christ for the Nations
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Traditional (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Creation to Christ
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus film: view in Mandarin Chinese
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
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 Leslie D. Montano 
Map Source Anonymous  
Profile Source Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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