Pamiri people

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Pamiri people
Pamiri boy in Tajikistan.jpg
Total population
350,000 (est.)
Regions with significant populations
Badakhshan (Tajikistan) and (Afghanistan)
Xinjiang (China)
Gojal region (Pakistan)
 Tajikistan135,000[1] (2000)
 Russia363[2] (2010)
Pamir languages
Ismaili branch of Shia Islam, minority of Sunni Islam[3]
Related ethnic groups
Tajik people

Pamiris are a Persian-speaking ethnic group, which is the majority of Badakhshan region and the Xinjiang in western China.

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References[change | change source]

  1. Results of the 2000 population census in Tajikistan.
  2. Russian Census 2010: Population by ethnicity (in Russian)
  3. Islamic peoples of the Soviet Union, pg. 33 By Shirin Akiner