2017-07-27T17:37:52+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Afridi, Brokpa, Brahui people, Jat people, Punjabis, Sindhis, Wakhi people, Kalash people, Rajasthani people, Baloch people, Hazaras, Tajiks, Durrani, Kashmiris, Tajiks of Xinjiang, Nuristanis, Pamiris, Shina people, Minorities in Pakistan, Polish people in Pakistan, Pashtuns, Pahari people, Gurjar, Saraiki people, Kho people, Burmese people in Pakistan, Khizarkhel, Pakistanis, Burig language, Armenians in Pakistan, Dards, Kyrgyz in Pakistan, Gabol, Hindko people, Majhi people, Turks in Pakistan, Punjabi Muslims, Nepalis in Pakistan, Siah-Posh Kafirs, Bengalis in Pakistan, Iranians in Pakistan, Hindki, Maldivians in Pakistan flashcards
Ethnic groups in Pakistan

Ethnic groups in Pakistan

  • Afridi
    The Afridi (Pashto: اپريدی‎ Apriday, plur. اپريدي Afridi; Urdu: آفریدی‎) is a Karlani Pashtun tribe present in Pakistan, with substantial numbers in Afghanistan.
  • Brokpa
    The Brokpa are a small community of Dard people residing in Jammu and Kashmir region, about 163 km (101 mi) northwest of Leh and 62 km (39 mi) north of Kargil in Ladakh.
  • Brahui people
    The Brahui (Brahui: براہوئی,) or Brahvi people are an ethnic group of about 2.
  • Jat people
    The Jat people (Hindi pronunciation: [dʒaːʈ]) (also spelled Jatt and Jaat) are a traditionally agricultural community in Northern India and Pakistan.
  • Punjabis
    The Punjabis (Punjabi: پنجابی, ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, पंजाबी), or Punjabi people, are an Indo-Aryan ethnic group originating from the Punjab region, found in Pakistan and northern India.
  • Sindhis
    Sindhis (Sindhi: سنڌي‎ (Perso-Arabic), सिन्धी (Devanagari), (Khudabadi)) are an Indo-Aryan ethnic group native to the Sindh province of Pakistan.
  • 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.
  • Kalash people
    The Kalasha (Kalasha: Kaĺaśa, Nuristani: Kasivo) or Kalash, are an Indo-Aryan Dardic indigenous people residing in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.
  • Rajasthani people
    The Rajasthani people are the native inhabitants of Rajasthan ("the land of kings") region of India.
  • 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.
  • Durrani
    Durrani (Pashto: دراني‎) or Abdali (Pashto: ابدالی‎) is the name of a prominent Sarbani Pashtun tribal confederation in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
  • Kashmiris
    The Kashmiris (Kashmiri: کٲشُر لُکھ / कॉशुर लुख) are a Indo-Aryan Dardic ethnic group living in or originating from the Kashmir Valley, located in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • 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.
  • Shina people
    The Shina are the Dardic, pre-Islamic tribe originating in southern Gilgit–Baltistan, Chitral and western part of Kohistan district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, as well as Dras Valley and Gurais/ Kishenganga Valley region in northern Kashmir of India.
  • Minorities in Pakistan
    Pakistan is a diverse society with various ethnic and religious minorities.
  • Polish people in Pakistan
    The Polish community in Pakistan comprises Pakistani citizens of Polish ancestry as well with Poles who migrated to and reside in Pakistan.
  • 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.
  • Pahari people
    The Pahari people (Pahāṛī; पहाड़ी), also called Pahadi people, is a wide term applied to social groups of Pahari speaking Indo-Aryan people of the Himalayas living in India, Nepal and Pakistan.
  • Gurjar
    Gurjar or Gujjar is a pastoral agricultural ethnic group with populations in India and Pakistan and a small number in northeastern Afghanistan.
  • Saraiki people
    The Saraikis (Punjabi: سرائیکی قوم), also known as Multanis, are an ethnolinguistic group in central and southeastern Pakistan, primarily southern Punjab.
  • Kho people
    The Kho people (Khowar: کھو, meaning "people"), also known as Chitralis (چترالي), are a Dardic ethnic group located primarily in South Asia.
  • Burmese people in Pakistan
    Pakistan Burmese (Urdu: پاکستانی برمی ‎) are a Muslim community based in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Khizarkhel
    Khizarkhel is a clan of Mammunkhel clan of sub-tribe Isakhel of Pashtun Tribe Niazi.
  • Pakistanis
    Pakistanis (Urdu: پاكِستانى قوم‎; Pakistani Qaum) are the people who are citizens of the modern Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
  • Burig language
    The Burig, or Purik, is a language spoken by the Purik people, a group of Tibetan Muslims with a slight mixture with Dardic.
  • Armenians in Pakistan
    The Armenians in Pakistan are ethnic Armenians living in the present country of Pakistan.
  • Dards
    The Dards are an Indo-Aryan ethnic group found predominantly in northern Pakistan, north-west India, and eastern Afghanistan.
  • Kyrgyz in Pakistan
    There are several hundred Kyrgyz in Pakistan, most of whom are immigrants based in the northern areas of the country.
  • Gabol
    The Gabol (Urdu: گبول‎) is a Baloch tribe having a distinct identity through the centuries, and not a branch of any other Baloch tribe.
  • Hindko people
    Hindkowans (Western Punjabi: هِندکوان) are an ethno-linguistic subgroup of Punjabi people native to the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pothohar Plateau and Azad Kashmir regions.
  • Majhi people
    Majhi people (Punjabi: ماجھی, ਮਾਝੀ), or Majhis, are a subgroup of Punjabi people native to the Majha.
  • Turks in Pakistan
    Turks in Pakistan are expatriates from Turkey and their descendants, consisting of students, military personnel, academics and people married with Pakistani citizens.
  • Punjabi Muslims
    Punjabi Muslims (Punjabi: پنجابی مسلمان (Shahmukhi); also spelled Panjabi) are a linguistic, geographic and religious ethnic group living in the region of Punjab, found between eastern Pakistan and northern India.
  • Nepalis in Pakistan
    There is a small community of Nepalis in Pakistan (Urdu: پاکستانی نیپالی ‎) who are mostly descendants of Nepalese Gurkhas who served in the Punjab Army as well as recent migrants from Nepal.
  • 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.
  • Bengalis in Pakistan
    Pakistani Bengalis (Urdu: پاکستانی بنگالی ‎) are those Pakistani citizens, who migrated from East Pakistan, later Bangladesh, and settled mainly in Karachi.
  • Iranians in Pakistan
    There are an unknown small number of Iranians in Pakistan, the vast majority of whom live in Karachi and Lahore.
  • Hindki
    Hindki (Pashto: هندکي‎) is the name given to an ethnic group who inhabit Afghanistan and parts of Pakistan.
  • Maldivians in Pakistan
    Maldivians in Pakistan are mostly students pursuing degrees and courses across various universities and colleges throughout the country.