Afghanistan



AFGHANIS … 3
HAZARAS … 10
PASHTUN … 13

The people of Afghanistan are called Afghanis. The Pashtun make up about 43 percent of the population and are often referred to as "true Afghans." The Tajiks comprise nearly 25 percent of the population, the Uzbeks, 6 percent, and the Hazaras, about 5 percent. For more information on the Tajiks, see the chapter on Tajikistan in Volume 9; for more information on the Uzbeks, see the chapter on Uzbekistan, also in Volume 9.

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Burke Lyle
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Feb 4, 2013 @ 5:17 pm
Whats it like in Afganistan. How many peole live there.
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AnnMarie
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Mar 11, 2015 @ 2:14 pm
i never thought Afghanistan could have such a cool culture!:)

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