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Baloch
Indigenous Group Baloch (Also known as: Baluch, Balouch, Balooch, Balush, Balosh, Baloosh, Baloush)
Location Pakistan, Balochistan Province, Northwestern Sindh, Southern Sindh, Southwestern Punjab, Karachi, Lyari
Estimated Population 6,000,000 (retrieved 2006, Wikipedia)
Environment Harsh / Arid / Desert / Coastal / Mountainous / Urban
Lifestyle Semi-nomadic / Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Animal Husbandry / Fishing
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Baluchi
Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Iranian, Western, Northwestern, Balochi
Alternate Names: Baluchi, Baluci, Baloci, Makrani

Dialects: Rakhshani (Raxshani), Sarawani
Website URLs Ethnologue: Balochi A language of Pakistan
Wikipedia Baloch
Country Studies Baloch
Balochistan Development Gateway
Transpakistan Ecotourism Baluchistan
NGOs Young Baloch Development Society
NGO Directory for Balochistan

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