People Group Highlights

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Displaying 1-21 of 21 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
AdygheJordanCentral Asia PeoplesEurasian PeoplesCaucasusIslam - SunniAdyghe - (ady)6,200
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianPersianIslamDari - (prs)282,815
AzerbaijaniAzerbaijanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesAzerbaijaniIslam - ShiaNorth Azerbaijani - (azj)31,430
BalochiIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianBalochIslamSouthern Balochi - (bcc)275
Iranian, PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianPersianIslamIranian Persian - (pes)473,287
KarachayRussiaCentral Asia PeoplesEurasian PeoplesCaucasusIslam - SunniKarachay-Balkar - (krc)5,100
KazakhKazakhstanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesKazakhIslam - SunniKazakh - (kaz)25,865
Kurd, BehdiniIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianKurdIslam - SunniNorthern Kurdish - (kmr)1,100
Kurd, CentralIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianKurdIslamCentral Kurdish - (ckb)40,000
Kurd, NorthernTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianKurdIslam - SunniNorthern Kurdish - (kmr)11,685
KyrgyzKyrgyzstanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesKyrgyzIslam - SunniKirghiz - (kir)2,861
Meskhetian TurkGeorgiaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesTurkishIslam - SunniTurkish - (tur)12,500
PashtunAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianPashtunIslam - SunniNorthern Pashto - (pbu)26,700
TajikPakistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianTajik Tajik - (tgk)2,535
TatarRussiaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesUral-Siberian Tatar - (tat)9,850
TurkTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesTurkish Turkish - (tur)148,705
Turkish CypriotCyprusCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesTurkishIslamTurkish - (tur)3,200
TurkmenTurkmenistanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesTurkmen Turkmen - (tuk)450
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesUyghur Uighur - (uig)3,255
Uzbek, SouthernUzbekistanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesUzbek Southern Uzbek - (uzs)29,220
YazidisIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianKurdEthnic Religions - Other / MarginalNorthern Kurdish - (kmr)1,050

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