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Uzbek people

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Uzbeks
Oʻzbeklar
Ўзбеклар
اوزبکلر
Young Uzbek boy in Chorsu Bazaar, Tashkent.
Total population
apprx. 39 million
Regions with significant populations
 Uzbekistan
28.0 million (2021)
Afghanistan3.5 million (2021)
 Tajikistan3.2 million (2017)
 Kyrgyzstan1.8 million (2017)
 Kazakhstan617,000 (2021)
 Turkmenistan558,000 (2021)
 Russia360,000 (2018)
 Pakistan280,000 (2015)
 Saudi Arabia170,000 (2008)
 Australia80,000
 United States70,000 (2019)
 South Korea56,000
 Turkey45,000
 Ukraine22,400
 Mongolia22,000
 China14,800
 Azerbaijan8,600
 Belarus4,993
 Canada4,000
 United Arab Emirates4,000
 Brazil4,000
 Canada3,920
 Sweden3,200
 United Kingdom2,864
 France2,000
 Belgium1,700
 Portugal1,297
 Finland1,129
 Italy1,100
 Moldova1,100
 Georgia800
 Norway796
Languages
Religion
Predominantly Sunni Islam[1]
Related ethnic groups
Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples

Uzbeks are a Turkic-speaking ethnic group who mainly live in Central Asian countries. Uzbeks are the majority of people living in Uzbekistan. They are a minority group in AfghanistanTajikistanKazakhstan, KyrgyzstanTurkmenistanRussia, Pakistan and China. Uzbeks speak Uzbek language of the Turkic language family.

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References

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  1. "Chapter 1: Religious Affiliation". The World’s Muslims: Unity and Diversity. Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project. August 9, 2012