Zazi

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Not to be confused with Zazas.

The Zazi (Pashto: ځاځی; plur. ځاځي‎), also spelled Zazai, or Jaji, is a Karlani Pashtun tribe. Zazi is a (Pashtun tribe) which falls under the Karlani tribe of the Pashtuns. They are found in Paktia and Khost provinces of Afghanistan, as well as Kurram Valley of Pakistan, but also have a small presence in Kabul and Baghlan in Afghanistan as well.

Ethnicity and geography[edit]

The Zazi are similar to the Turi, except that the Zazi are Sunni Muslims. The tribe is inhabited in four major geographic locations in Afghanistan and Pakistan:

  • Aryob Zazi: in Paktia province
  • Maidan Zazi: district in Khost province
  • Kwarma (Kurram) Zazi: Kurram Agency in the Federally Administed Tribal Areas

Notable Zazi[edit]

See also[edit]