Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Afghanistan Aimaq |

Aimaq

Profile The Aimaq are mostly Sunni Muslim of the Hanafi branch, like the Pashtuns, Tajiks, Uzbeks and the Turkmen of…

Afghanistan Baluchis |

Baluchis

Profile Though their exact numbers are uncertain and as with other communities are contested, previous estimates have suggested that Baluchis…

Afghanistan Hazaras |

Hazaras

Profile The size of the Hazara population, as with other communities in Afghanistan, is highly uncertain as the country’s authorities…

Afghanistan Kuchis |

Kuchis

Profile Kuchi means ‘nomad’ in the Dari (Persian) language. Kuchis are Pashtuns from southern and eastern Afghanistan. They are a…

Afghanistan Nuristanis |

Nuristanis

Profile Nuristanis arrived in Afghanistan fleeing the eastward spread of Islam. They speak a unique Indo-European-language. Nuristanis were conquered by…

Afghanistan Panjshiris |

Panjshiris

Profile Panjshiris are not always classified as a separate community because they are considered as falling within the Tajik ethnic…

Afghanistan Pashtuns |

Pashtuns

Profile Pashtuns (also called Pushtan, Paktun or Pathan) are the largest ethnic group in Afghanistan. Though their exact numbers are…

Afghanistan Tajiks |

Tajiks

Profile Though their exact numbers are uncertain and as with other communities are contested, previous estimates have suggested that Tajiks…