Zimri (Pashtun tribe)
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Zimri (or Zmarai) is a Pashtun tribe in Pakistan. Members of the tribe live in Balochistan Province of Pakistan and speak Pashto language. Some of their people even live in Afghanistan. They are some time thought to be Musa Khelis and some times to be brothers of Musa Khelis.
The name Zimri means "fierce tiger" in the Pashto language.
They live in Balochistan Province of Pakistan: some of them have migrated to Karachi city and very small portion of the population is living in Lower Punjab. These migrations have occurred primarily due to tribal conflicts and financial instability in the region. They are living in the Mountainous range associated with Hazrat Suleman. They live between Sherani and Isot Tribes. The Mountains on which they live are very fertile. These Valleys are thought to be one of the most Beautiful places in Balochistan Province. The Zamarai or Zimri country is drained by small hill torrents: the Ramak and Guzai.zimri is also living in loralai.zimri is recpectible and educated nation in Afghanistan as well as in Pakistan. due to some clashes some of zimri migrated from musakhail to other cities of Pakistan like loralai, and other countries of the world.some of the zimri migrated from musakhail to luni area in the way of khulo,some tme the zimri lives n luni areas they called mizri. in 100 year ago zimri are musakhails.but the history show that one day in zimri plaseen the place located in musakhail city between the sherani and isot the father of zimri fight with tiger in mountains areas. so the father of musakhail gives him the honer zimrai which means in pashto the tiger,from that day zimri nation come in front of others.then day by day they grow up and know zimri is the nation of respect.and they are also called musakhails.where ever in whole world zamri,mizri,and zimri the same nation named changed due to the languages of different areas. Rough estimates shows their population to be more than 40,000 Template:Date=April 2010
- Anzra Khel (largest by population)
- Ayub Khel
- Hussain Zai
- Muhammad Khel
- marofzai (smallest by population)
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