Nuristani people

Ethnic group native to the Nuristan region of eastern Afghanistan

Nuristanis (نورِستانی) are a group of ethnic groups living in the Hindu Kush areas of Nuristan Province in eastern Afghanistan and Chitral District of northwestern Pakistan. They speak the Nuristani languages of the Indo-Iranian language family.[2]

Nuristani people
Nuristani girl
Total population
Regions with significant populations
Afghanistan Nuristan Province
Pakistan Chitral District
Dari, Urdu and Pashto also understood widely as second languages
Mostly Sunni Muslims
Related ethnic groups
Kalash people

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  1. "Nuristani". Retrieved 24 Nov 2023. {{cite web}}: Text "Britannica" ignored (help); Text "website" ignored (help)
  2. "Nuristanis". Minority Rights Group. 2015-06-19. Retrieved 2023-11-24.