Aimaq Hazara

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Aimaq Hazara
Regions with significant populations
 Afghanistan 226,000? (2013)
 Tajikistan 7,500? (2013)
Aimaq dialect of Persian and Hazaragi dialect?
Sunni Islam
Related ethnic groups
Hazaras, Aimaqs

The Aimaq Hazaras (Hazara-e-kala-e-nau, Hazara-e-qala-e-naw, Sunni Hazara, Aimaq-Hazara) are the Aimaq's subtribe of Hazara origin, however they are Sunni Muslims and other Hazaras are Shia Muslims.

The Aimaq Hazara consists of 38 subtribes.[1] The Aimaq Hazara and Taimuri peoples are the most Mongoloid of the Aimaqs. The Aimaq people live in traditional Afghan black tents but the Aimaq Hazara and Taimuri are semi-nomadic who live in yurts covered with felt.[2]


Further reading[edit]

  • Brian Glyn Williams, Afghanistan Declassified: A Guide to America's Longest War
  • Richard Tapper, Keith McLachlan, "Technology, Tradition and Survival: Aspects of Material Culture in the Middle East and Central Asia (History and Society in the Islamic World)"
  • David J. Phillips, Peoples on the Move: Introducing the Nomads of the World.

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