Pamiri people

ethnic group

Pamiris are an Iranian ethnic group, who are the majority in Badakhshan region and the far western portion of Xinjiang in western China.

Pamiri people
Total population
350,000 (est.)
Regions with significant populations
Badakhshan (Tajikistan) and (Afghanistan)
Xinjiang (China)
Gojal region (Pakistan)
 Tajikistan135,000[1] (2000)
 Russia363[2] (2010)
Pamir languages
majority Ismaili branch of Shia Islam
minority Sunni Islam[3]
Related ethnic groups
Tajik people

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References Edit

  1. Results of the 2000 population census in Tajikistan.
  2. Russian Census 2010: Population by ethnicity (in Russian)
  3. Islamic peoples of the Soviet Union, pg. 33 By Shirin Akiner