Demography of Afghanistan
The country is multi-ethnic and multi-lingual. Most of Afghanistan's people are of the Iranic peoples, notably the Pashtuns and Tajiks. The Pashtun is the largest group followed by Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, Aimak, Turkmen, Baloch and others.
Islam is the religion of more than 99% of Afghanistan.
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- "Population of Afghanistan". Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The World Factbook. 2010. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2119.html?countryName=Afghanistan&countryCode=af®ionCode=sas&#af. Retrieved 2010-10-12.
- "Afghanistan's population reaches 26m". Pajhwok Afghan News. November 20, 2011. http://www.pajhwok.com/en/2011/11/20/afghanistans-population-reaches-26m. Retrieved December 5, 2011.
- "Ethnic groups: Pashtun 42%, Tajik 27%, Hazara 9%, Uzbek 9%, Aimak 4%, Turkmen 3%, Baloch 2%, other 4%". CIA. The World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2075.html?countryName=Afghanistan&countryCode=af®ionCode=sas&#af. Retrieved 2010-09-18.