Iranians in Pakistan

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Iranians in Pakistan
Total population
20,000 - 120,000[1]
Regions with significant populations
Karachi · Islamabad · Lahore  · Hyderabad
Languages
Persian · English · Urdu
Religion
Shia Islam · Sunni Islam · Zoroastrianism

There are an unknown small number of Iranians in Pakistan, the vast majority of whom live in Karachi and Lahore. Most are students, while others are political asylum seekers, of which the latter are mostly Iranian Baloch. Other colonies can be found in Faisalabad, Islamabad, Peshawer and in the city of Multan. Most of these Iranians in Pakistan are Shia Muslims,[citation needed] although a number of them are Sunnis too.[2]

Notable people[edit]

Notable Pakistani people of Iranian descent include:

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