Uzbek people

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Uzbek people
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Uzbek people
Total population
c. 30 million
Regions with significant populations
 Uzbekistan23,929,309 (2013)[1]
 Afghanistan2,799,726 (2013)[2]
 Tajikistan1,210,236 (2013)[3]
 Kyrgyzstan980,000 (2009)[4]
 Russia499,862[5]
 Kazakhstan490,000[6]
 Saudi Arabia300,000[5]
 Turkmenistan260,000[7]
 Australia80,000
 Pakistan70,133 (2005)[8]
 United States50,795 (2014)[9]
 Turkey45,000[10]
 Ukraine22,400[11]
 China14,800
 Mongolia560[12]
Languages
Uzbek
Religion
Mainly Islam (predominantly Sunni or Cultural Muslims),[13] minority non-religious.
Historically Tengriism
Related ethnic groups
Other Turkic peoples

Uzbeks are a Turkic-speaking ethnic group who mainly live in Central Asia countries, the maximum population of Uzbeks living in Uzbekistan, the minimum population of Uzbeks mostly living in AfghanistanTajikistanKazakhstan, KyrgyzstanTurkmenistanRussia and China. Uzbeks speak Uzbek language of the Turkic language family.

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  1. "Population: 28,661,637 (July 2013 est.) [Uzbeks = 80%]". Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The World Factbook. Retrieved 10 June 2013.
  2. "Afghan Population: 31,108,077 (July 2013 est.) [Uzbeks = 9%]". Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The World Factbook. Retrieved 10 June 2013.
  3. "Population: 7,910,041 (July 2013 est.) [Uzbeks = 15.3%]". Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The World Factbook. Retrieved 10 June 2013.
  4. "Kyrgyzstan". CIA World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  5. 5.0 5.1 (Russian) Russia Census 2002
  6. Ethnic groups in Kazakhstan, official estimation 2010-01-01 based on National Census 2009
  7. "The World Factbook". Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  8. Rhoda Margesson (January 26, 2007). "Afghan Refugees: Current Status and Future Prospects" p.7. Report RL33851, Congressional Research Service.
  9. "PLACE OF BIRTH FOR THE FOREIGN-BORN POPULATION IN THE UNITED STATES, Universe: Foreign-born population excluding population born at sea, 2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
  10. Evrenpaşa Köyü | Güney Türkistan'dan Anadoluya Urfa Ceylanpınar Özbek Türkleri. Evrenpasakoyu.wordpress.com. Retrieved on 2013-07-12.
  11. State Statistics Committee of Ukraine: The distribution of the population by nationality and mother tongue
  12. Census of Mongolia, slide# 23. http://www.toollogo2010.mn/doc/Main%20results_20110615_to%20EZBH_for%20print.pdf
  13. "Chapter 1: Religious Affiliation". The World’s Muslims: Unity and Diversity. Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project. August 9, 2012