Tajiks
Tajik (Persian: تاجيک‎: Tājīk , Tajik: Тоҷик) is a general designation for a wide range of Persian-speaking people of Iranian origin, with traditional homelands in present-day Tajikistan, Af...
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Samanid Empire
The Samanid dynasty (Persian: سامانیان‎, Sāmāniyān), also known as the Samanid Empire, or simply Samanids (819–999), was a Sunni Persian Empire in Central Asia, named after its founder ...
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Demography of Afghanistan
The population of Afghanistan is around 31 million as of the year 2013, which includes the 2.7 million Afghan diasporeans that are residing temporarily in Pakistan and Iran. The nation is composed of ...
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Demographics of Tajikistan
The Demographics of Tajikistan is about the demographic features of the population of Tajikistan, including population growth, population density, ethnicity, education level, health, economic status, ...
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Demographics of Uzbekistan
The demographics of Uzbekistan are the demographic features of the population of Uzbekistan, including population growth, population density, ethnicity, education level, health, economic status, relig...
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Demographics of Kazakhstan
The Demographics of Kazakhstan enumerate the demographic features of the population of Kazakhstan, including population growth, population density, ethnicity, education level, health, economic status,...
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Demographics of Kyrgyzstan
The Demographics of Kyrgyzstan is about the demographic features of the population of Kyrgyzstan, including population growth, population density, ethnicity, education level, health, economic status, ...
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Demographics of Turkmenistan
The Demographics of Turkmenistan is about the demographic features of the population of Turkmenistan, including population growth, population density, ethnicity, education level, health, economic stat...
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Tajiks in Pakistan
Tajiks in Pakistan (Urdu: تاجک‎) have inhabited north western valleys which lay adjacent to Tajikistan since ancient time, though many are not counted as ethnic Tajik's due to census irregul...
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Tajik language
Tajik, Tajik Persian, or Tajiki, (sometimes written Tadjik or Tadzhik; тоҷикӣ, تاجیکی‎, toçikī [tɔːdʒɪˈkiː]) a South-West Iranian language that is genetically closely related to such major langu...
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Persian language
Persian (/ˈpɜrʒən/ or /ˈpɜrʃən/; فارسی fārsi [fɒːɾˈsiː] in Persian) is the predominant modern descendant of Old Persian, a southwestern Iranian language within the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-Euro...
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Dari (Persian)
Dari (Persian: دری‎), also known as Afghan Persian, is one of the two official languages of Afghanistan. It is used as a first language by 50% of the population and serves as the country's lingu...
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Islam in Afghanistan
Islam is the official state religion of Afghanistan, with approximately 99.8% of the Afghan population being Muslim. About 80-90% practice Sunni Islam, belonging to the Hanafi Islamic law school, whil...
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Islam in Tajikistan
Sunni Islam is, by far, the most widely practiced religion in Tajikistan. Sunni Islam of the Hanafi school is the official religion of Tajikistan since 2009. Tajikistan is the only former Soviet state...
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Persian language in South Asia
The Persian language, before the British colonized the subcontinent, was the region's second official language (in Gorkanid official language) and was considered the language of the region. It was rep...
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Ismailism
Ismāʿīlism (Arabic: الإسماعيلية‎ al-Ismāʿīliyya; Persian: اسماعیلیان‎; Kurdish: Ismaili, Esmāʿiliyān) is a branch of Shia Islam whose adherents are also known as Seveners. The Ismā...
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Persian vocabulary
Persian belongs to the Indo-European language family, and many words in modern Persian usage ultimately originate from Proto-Indo-European. The language makes extensive use of word building technique...
History of Arabs in Afghanistan
The history of Arabs in Afghanistan spans over one millennium, from the 7th century Islamic conquest when Arab ghazis arrived with their Islamic mission until recently when others from the Arab world ...
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Tajik alphabet
The Tajik language has been written in three alphabets over the course of its history: an adaptation of the Perso-Arabic script (specifically the Persian alphabet), an adaptation of the Latin script, ...
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Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Pashto: د افغانستان اسلامي امارات‎, Da Afghanistan Islami Amarat) was the state established in 1996 when the Taliban began their rule of Afghanis...
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Languages of Afghanistan
Afghanistan is a multilingual country in which two languages - Dari and Pashto and - are both official and most widely spoken. Dari, Dari is the official name of the Dari language in Afghanistan, it ...
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Persian and Urdu
The Persian language influenced the formation of many modern languages of all of West Asia, Europe, Central Asia, and South Asian regions, including the South Asian language Urdu.Following the Turko-P...
Tajik grammar
This article describes the grammar of the standard Tajik language as spoken and written in Tajikistan. In general, the grammar of the Tajik language fits the analytical type. Little remains of the cas...
Shi'a Islam in Afghanistan
Shia Islam in Afghanistan is practiced by 19 to 25% of the population. Afghan Shia are primarily the Twelvers, while a minority are Ismailis.
The majority of Afghan Shia are Twelvers, primarily of...
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Ethnic demography of Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan is multiethnic country where indigenous ethnic group - the Kazakhs, comprise the majority of the population. According to the 2009 census there are two dominant ethnic groups in Kazakhstan:...
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Religion in Kyrgyzstan
The Constitution and the law provide for freedom of religion in Kyrgyzstan, and the Government generally respected this right in practice; however, the Government restricted the activities of radical ...
Persecution of Muslims
Persecution of Muslims is the religious persecution inflicted upon the followers of the Islamic faith. This page lists incidents of ethnic cleansing in both medieval and modern history in which Muslim...
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Islam in Uzbekistan
Islam is by far the dominant religion in Uzbekistan, as Muslims constitute 90% of the population while 5% of the population follow Russian Orthodox Christianity according to a 2009 US State Department...
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Religion in Afghanistan
The official religion in Afghanistan is Islam, which is practiced by over 99% of its citizens. Sunni Islam makes up 80-85% of the total population while the remaining 15-20% are Shi'as and about 0.2% ...
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Ethnic groups in Afghanistan
Afghanistan is a multiethnic society. The population of the country is divided into a wide variety of ethnolinguistic groups. The ethnic groups of the country are as follow: Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uz...
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