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Pashtuns
پښتانه
Pax̌tānə
Tot population
(Approx. 49 million (2009)[1])
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Pakistan 40,699,037 (2008)[2]
 Afghanistan 13,750,117 (2016)[3]
 UAE 338,315 (2009)[4]
 Unitit States 138,554 (2010)[5]
 Iran 110,000 (1993)[6]
 Unitit Kinrick 100,000 (2009)[7]
 Germany 37,800 (2012)[8]
 Canadae 26,000 (2006)[9]
 Indie 13,000 (2009)[10]
 Roushie 9,800 (2002)[11]
 Australie 8,154 (2006)[12]
 Malaysie 5,500 (2008)
 Tajikistan 4,000 (1970)[6]
Leids
Pashto
Urdu, Dari an Inglis as seicont leids
Releegion
Islam, Hinduism an Sikhism

The Pashtuns (Pashto: پښتانهPax̌tānə; singular masculine: پښتون Pax̌tūn, feminine: پښتنه Pax̌tana; an aa Pukhtuns), historically kent bi the exonyms Afghans (Persie: افغان‎, Afğān),[13][14][15][16][17] are an ethnic group native tae Afghanistan an North-Wastren Pakistan.[18]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Lewis, Paul M. (2009). "Pashto, Northern". SIL International. Dallas, Texas: Ethnologue: Languages of the World, Sixteenth edition. Retrieved 18 September 2010. Ethnic population: 49,529,000 possibly total Pashto in all countries. 
  2. "Pakistan population: 199,085,847 (July 2015 est.) [Pashtun (Pathan) 15.42%] = 30,699,037". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Retrieved 10 Februar 2012. 
  3. http://www.umsl.edu/services/govdocs/wofact2008/geos/af.html
  4. "United Arab Emirates: Demography" (PDF). Encyclopædia Britannica World Data. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Retrieved 15 Mairch 2008. 
  5. 42% of 200,000 Afghan-Americans = 84,000 and 15% of 363,699 Pakistani-Americans = 54,554. Total Afghan and Pakistani Pashtuns in USA = 138,554.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Ethnologue report for Southern Pashto: Iran (1993)". SIL International. Ethnologue: Languages of the World. Retrieved 5 Mey 2012. 
  7. Maclean, William (10 Juin 2009). "Support for Taliban dives among British Pashtuns". Reuters. Retrieved 6 August 2009. 
  8. Relations between Afghanistan and Germany: Germany is now home to almost 90,000 people of Afghan origin. 42% of 90,000 = 37,800
  9. "Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for Canada". 2.statcan.ca. 2006. Retrieved 17 Aprile 2010. 
  10. "Abstract of speakers' strength of languages and mother tongues – 2001". Census of India. 2001. Archived frae the oreeginal on 1 Februar 2008. Retrieved 17 Mairch 2008. 
  11. "Perepis.ru". perepis2002.ru (in Roushie). 
  12. "20680-Ancestry (full classification list) by Sex – Australia" (Microsoft Excel download). 2006 Census. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2 Juin 2008.  Tot responses: 25,451,383 for tot coont o persons: 19,855,288.
  13. "Afghan and Afghanistan". Abdul Hai Habibi. alamahabibi.com. 1969. Retrieved 24 October 2010. 
  14. Muhammad Qasim Hindu Shah (Firishta). "History of the Mohamedan Power in India". Persian Literature in Translation. Packard Humanities Institute. Retrieved 10 Januar 2007. 
  15. "Afghanistan: Glossary". British Library. Retrieved 15 Mairch 2008. 
  16. James William Spain (1963). The Pathan Borderland. Mouton. p. 40. Retrieved 1 Januar 2012. The most familiar name in the west is Pathan, an Hindi term adopted by the British, which is usually applied only to the people living east of the Durand. 
  17. Pathan. World English Dictionary. Retrieved 1 Januar 2012. Pathan (pəˈtɑːn) — n a member of the Pashto-speaking people of Afghanistan, Western Pakistan, and elsewhere, most of whom are Muslim in religion [C17: from Hindi] 
  18. "Ethnic map of Afghanistan" (PDF). Thomas Gouttierre, Center For Afghanistan Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha; Matthew S. Baker, Stratfor. National Geographic Society. 2003. Retrieved 24 October 2010.