Hazaristan

Land of the Hazara people

Hazaristan or Hazarajat (Dari Persian: هزارستان‎) is a big mountainous area in the central highlands of Afghanistan which is the main and the historical land of the Hazara people. Hazaristan areas including provinces such as Bamyan, Daykundi, Ghor, Ghazni, Urozgan, Maidan Wardak, Parwan, Samangan, Sar-e Pol, Baghlan, Balkh, Badghis, Herat and some other areas mostly in central Afghanistan.

US Army ethnolinguistic map of Afghanistan -- circa 2001-09.jpg
The dark green area in the middle of Afghanistan represents Hazaristan.
AreaApprox: 80,000 sq mi (207,199 km2)
PopulationApprox: 6,000,000–7,000,000[1]
Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
EthnicitiesHazara
Tajik
Pashtun
Uzbek
Languages spokenDari most (Hazaragi)
Pashto
Uzbek

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  1. Hucal, Sarah. "Afghanistan: Who are the Hazaras?". Al Jazeera.