Nuristani people

Ethnic group native to the Nuristan region of eastern Afghanistan

Nuristanis are an ethnic group living in the Hindu Kush areas mainly in Nuristan Province in eastern Afghanistan, whose languages are from the Indo-Iranian branch known as Nuristani languages.

Nuristani people
Girl in a Kabul orphanage, 01-07-2002.jpg
Nuristani girl
Total population
ca. 125,000–300,000[source?]
Regions with significant populations
Nuristan Province
Dari and Pashto also understood widely as second languages
Mostly Sunni Muslims
Related ethnic groups
Kalash people

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