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Indigenous Communities from Pakistan

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Parsi
Indigenous Group Parsi (Also known as: Parsee)
Location Pakistan, Lower Punjab Sindh, Karachi
Estimated Population 5000 (Retrieved 2006, SIL International )
Environment Coastal, Riverine, Plain
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Trade / Commerce
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family Gujarati
Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Central Zone, Gujarati
Alternative Names: Gujrathi, Gujerati, Gujerathi
Dialects: Tandard Gujarati (Saurashtra Standard, Nagari, Bombay Gujarati, Patnuli), Gamadia (Gramya, Surati, Anawla, Brathela, Eastern Broach Gujarati, Charotari, Patidari, Vadodari, Ahmedabad Gamadia, Patani), Parsi, Kathiyawadi (Jhalawadi, Sorathi, Holadi, Gohilwadi, Bhawnagari), Kharwa, Kakari, Tarimuki (Ghisadi); Pakistani Gujarati is probably a subdialect of Patani
Website URLs Ethnologue -Gujarati a Language of India
Wikipedia -Parsee
Avesta -Zorastrian Archives
Encyclopedia Britannica -Parsi
Worldwide Parsi News
Cobrapost, Article: "Karachi's Invaluable Parsi Connection"
Vohuman Org., Article: "Karachi's Katrak Parsi Colony"
Vohuman.Org., Article: Dinshawji Avari - A 5-star Zarathushti
NGOs Zarathushti/Zoroastrian Women's International Network (ZWIN)
The UNESCO Parsi Zoroastrian Project
The World Zoroastrian Organization
World Alliance of Parsi and Irani Zarthosthtis
World Zarathushti Chamber of Commerce

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