Uzbek people

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Young Uzbek boy in Chorsu Bazaar, Tashkent.
Total population
apprx. 39 million
Regions with significant populations
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)
 United States70,000 (2019)
 South Korea56,000
 United Arab Emirates4,000
 United Kingdom2,864
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[change | change source]

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