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Ethnic Groups and Languages of Afghanistan (with provinces)

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Last updated: March 17, 2021
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Language Family - Group
Language
Ethnic Group
Number in Afghanistan
Province
Indo-European - Iranian
Pashto
Pashtuns
15 million
Southeastern Afghanistan
Indo-European - Iranian
Tajiki (Persian)
Tajiks
10 million
Northeastern and western Afghanistan
Indo-European - Iranian
Hazaragi dialect of Dari (Persian)
Hazaras
4 million
Bamyan, Daykundi, Ghor Provinces (Central Afghanistan)
Turkic
Southern Uzbek
Uzbeks
3,8 million
Northern Afghanistan
Turkic
Turkmen
Turkmen
1,1 million
Minority in Balkh and more
Indo-European - Iranian
Balochi
Baloch
500.000
Nimruz
Mixed (mostly Iranian)
Aimaqi dialect of Dari (Persian) or Pashto
Aimaq people (nomads of different ethnicities)
500.000
Minority in Herat, Badghis and Baghlan
Indo-European - Indo-Aryan - Dardic
Pashayi languages
Pashayi people
500.000
Minority in Nangarhar, Laghman and Kapisa
Indo-European - Indo-Iranian
Nuristani languages
Nuristanis
130.000-300.000
Nuristan
Indo-European - Iranian
Pamir languages
Pamiris
200.000
Minority in Badakhshan
Dravidian
Brahui (minority)
Brahui people
100.000?
Minority in Helmand
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