Arab-Arabic Speaking |
Arab-Persian Speaking |
||Afghanistan, scattered in all the northern provinces and the western part of Herat province.
||100,000 (Refer Offline Population Source below)
||Plain / Valley
||Nomadic / Semi-nomadic
||Animal Husbandry / Agriculture
|Level of Assimilation
Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Iranian, Western, Southwestern, Persian
Alternate names: Dari
These Arabs of Afghanistan have lost their original language and use dialects of Persian.
Arabs of Afghanistan
Peoples of Afghanistan (US State Dept.)
Afghanistan country study (US Government)
Afghanistan ethnolinguistic map 1
Afghanistan ethnolinguistic map 2
Additional Offline Population Source Barfielf, TJ (1981) : The Central Asian Arabs of Afghanistan. Pastoral Nomadism in Transition. Austin.
||No NGOs deal specifically with this ethnic group. For major NGOs operating in Afghanistan see separate entries for major Afghan ethnic groups (Pashtun, Tajik, etc.)