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Ethnic groups in Afghanistan

Ethnic groups in Afghanistan

  • Afridi
    The Afridi (Pashto: اپريدی‎ Apriday, plur. اپريدي Afridi; Urdu: آفریدی‎) is a Karlani Pashtun tribe present in Pakistan, with substantial numbers in Afghanistan.
  • Aimaq people
    The Aimaq (Persian: ایماق‎‎), also transliterated as Aimak or Aymaq, are a collection of Persian-speaking nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes.
  • Brahui people
    The Brahui (Brahui: براہوئی,) or Brahvi people are an ethnic group of about 2.
  • Wakhi people
    The Wakhi people, or Khik (called Guhjali in upper Hunza, Pakistan), are an ethnic group in the Wakhan of today's Badakhshan region located in northeastern Afghanistan and southeastern Tajikistan.
  • Baloch people
    The Baloch or Baluch (Balochi: بلوچ) are a people who live mainly in the Balochistan region of the southeastern-most edge of the Iranian plateau in Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan, as well as in the Arabian Peninsula.
  • Hazaras
    (Not to be confused with the Hindko-speaking Hazarewal people of the Hazara region, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.) The Hazaras (Persian: هزاره‎‎) are a Persian-speaking people who mainly live in central Afghanistan, Hazara Town in Balochistan, Pakistan and Karachi.
  • Tajiks
    Tajik (Dari: تاجيک: Tājīk , Tajik: Тоҷик) is a general designation for a wide range of Persian-speaking people of Iranian origin, with traditional homelands in present-day Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan.
  • Turkmens
    (This article is about the Central Asian ethnic group. For other related groups, see Turkmen.) The Turkmens or Turkomans (Turkmen: Türkmen/Түркмен, plural Türkmenler/Түркменлер) are a Turkic people located primarily in Central Asia, in the state of Turkmenistan, as well as in Iran, Afghanistan, North Caucasus (Stavropol Krai), and northern Pakistan.
  • Durrani
    Durrani (Pashto: دراني‎) or Abdali (Pashto: ابدالی‎) is the name of a prominent Sarbani Pashtun tribal confederation in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
  • Tajiks of Xinjiang
    Chinese Tajiks or Mountain Tajiks in China (Sarikoli: [tudʒik], Tujik; Chinese: 塔吉克族; pinyin: Tǎjíkè Zú), including Sarikolis (majority) and Wakhis (minority) in China, are an extension of the Pamiri ethnic group that lives in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in the People's Republic of China.
  • Nuristanis
    The Nuristanis are an ethnic group native to the Nuristan region of eastern Afghanistan, who speak Indo-Iranian languages, including Nuristani.
  • Pamiris
    The Pamiris (Tajik: Помири, Persian: پامیری‎‎) are an Iranian ethnic group in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region of eastern Tajikistan, the Badakhshan Province of northeastern Afghanistan, and the Chitral and Gilgit Baltistan regions of northern Pakistan.
  • Pashayi people
    Pashayi or Pashai are a Dardic ethno-linguistic group living primarily in eastern Afghanistan.
  • Pashtuns
    The Pashtuns /ˈpʌʃˌtʊnz/ or /ˈpæʃˌtuːnz/ (Pashto: پښتانه‎ Pax̌tānə; singular masculine: پښتون Pax̌tūn, feminine: پښتنه Pax̌tana; also Pukhtuns), historically known by the exonyms Afghans (Persian: افغان‎‎, Afğān), and Pathan (Urdu: پٹھان, Paṭhān), are an ethnic group native to Afghanistan and North-Western Pakistan.
  • Uzbeks
    The Uzbeks (Oʻzbek/Ўзбек, pl. Oʻzbeklar/Ўзбеклар) are a Turkic ethnic group; the largest Turkic ethnic group in Central Asia.
  • Mughal tribe
    The Mughals (Persian: مغول‎‎; Urdu: مغل‎; Arabic: مغول‎‎, also spelled Moghul or Mogul) are a number of culturally related clans of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
  • Gurjar
    Gurjar or Gujjar is a pastoral agricultural ethnic group with populations in India and Pakistan and a small number in northeastern Afghanistan.
  • Taimuri
    The Taimuri are a sub-tribe of the Chahar Aimaq ethnic group in Afghanistan, one of the four major Aimaq tribes which also include the Firozkohi, Taimani, and Jamshidi.
  • Kho people
    The Kho people (Khowar: کھو, meaning "people"), also known as Chitralis (چترالي), are a Dardic ethnic group located primarily in South Asia.
  • Russians in Afghanistan
    There are estimated to be 1,000,000 Russians living in Afghanistan.
  • Dards
    The Dards are an Indo-Aryan ethnic group found predominantly in northern Pakistan, north-west India, and eastern Afghanistan.
  • Turks in Afghanistan
    Turks in Afghanistan are Turkish people who live in Afghanistan.
  • Moghol people
    The Moghols (Mogul, Mongul) are descendants of the Mongol Empire's soldiers in Afghanistan.
  • Barakzai
    Bārakzai (Pashto: بارکزی‎, bārakzay, plur. bārakzī) is the name of a Pashtun tribe from present-day , Kandahar, Afghanistan.
  • Siah-Posh Kafirs
    Siah-Posh (black-Robed) Kafirs used to designate the major and dominant group of the Hindu Kush Kafirs inhabiting the Bashgul (Kam) valley of the Kafiristan, now called Nuristan.
  • Aimaq Hazara
    The Aimaq Hazaras (Hazara-e-kala-e-nau, Hazara-e-qala-e-naw, Sunni Hazara) are the Aimaq's subtribe of Hazara origin, however they are Sunni Muslims and other Hazaras are Shia Muslims.
  • Armenians in Afghanistan
    There was once a small but important community of Armenians in Afghanistan, centred at Kabul; however, they were expelled in 1897.
  • Indians in Afghanistan
    There is a small community of Indians in Afghanistan who are Afghans of Indian origin as well as Indian construction and aid workers involved in rebuilding and humanitarian assistance efforts.
  • Hindki
    Hindki (Pashto: هندکي‎) is the name given to an ethnic group who inhabit Afghanistan and parts of Pakistan.
  • Mohammad Hassani
    The Mohammad Hassani (or Mamasanis) are a large Baloch tribe (sunni muslims) living in the districts of Chagai, Kharan, Washuk, Kalat, Awaran, Khuzdar, Quetta, Nushki, Mastung, Panjgur and Makran in Balochistan and Sindh and Panjab.