Azerbaijanis in Uzbekistan

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Azerbaijanis in Uzbekistan
Özbəkistan azərbaycanlıları
Stamps of Uzbekistan, 2008-36.jpg
Total population
(35,848 (Census 2000)[1])
Regions with significant populations
Tashkand
Languages
Azerbaijani • Uzbek
Religion
Predominately Muslim

Azerbaijanis in Uzbekistan (Azerbaijani: Özbəkistan azərbaycanlıları) are part of the Azerbaijani diaspora. They are Uzbek citizens and permanent residents of ethnic Azerbaijani background. Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan used to be part of the Russian Empire and later the Soviet Union. Currently there are over 35,848 Azerbaijanis in Uzbekistan, making up 0.15% of Uzbekistan's population.[1]

Population of Azerbaijanis in Uzbekistan according to ethnic group 1926–1989
Ethnic
group
census 19261 census 19392 census 19593 census 19704 census 19795 census 19896
20,764 0.4 3,645 0.1 40,511 0.5 40,431 0.3 59,779 0.4 44,410 0.2
1 Excluding the Tadzjik ASSR, but including the Kara-Kalpak Autonomous Oblast (in 1926 part of the Kazakh ASSR); source: [1]. 2 Source: [2]. 3 Source: [3]. 4 Source: [4]. 5 Source: [5]. 6 Source: [6].

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  1. ^ a b Ethnic Composition of Uzbekistan (2000 census) . Retrieved 18 August 2013.