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]
 Saudi Arabia300,000[5]
 Pakistan70,133 (2005)[8]
 United States50,795 (2014)[9]
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. Uzbeks are the majority of people living in Uzbekistan. They are a minority group in AfghanistanTajikistanKazakhstan, KyrgyzstanTurkmenistanRussia and China. A few live farther away. 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. Archived from the original on 7 June 2017. Retrieved 10 June 2013.
  3. "Population: 7,910,041 (July 2013 est.) [Uzbeks = 15.3%]". Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The World Factbook. Archived from the original on 31 March 2001. Retrieved 10 June 2013.
  4. "Kyrgyzstan". CIA World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Archived from the original on 27 November 2015. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  5. 5.0 5.1 (in Russian) Russia Census 2002
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  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. Archived from the original on 13 September 2016. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
  10. Evrenpaşa Köyü | Güney Türkistan'dan Anadoluya Urfa Ceylanpınar Özbek Türkleri. Retrieved on 2013-07-12.
  11. "State Statistics Committee of Ukraine: The distribution of the population by nationality and mother tongue". Archived from the original on 2008-12-01. Retrieved 2017-09-27.
  12. Census of Mongolia, slide# 23.
  13. "Chapter 1: Religious Affiliation". The World’s Muslims: Unity and Diversity. Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project. August 9, 2012