• PEOPLE CLUSTER: NURISTAN
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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 2

Population: 134,400

Unreached people groups: 2

UPG population: 134,400

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 4,400

Number of countries: 2


Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

Overview: Nuristan is a region in Afghanistan, south of the Hindu Kush valleys. The Nuristani people are an ethnic group whose ancestors practiced an ancient Indo-Iranian polytheistic religion until they were conquered and converted to Islam in the late 19th century. The Nuristani do not have a formal tribal structure, however they designate themselves by the names of the local regions they are from.

Peoples within this cluster: Nuristani

Countries where they are found: Afghanistan; Pakistan


People groups: 2

Population: 134,400

Unreached people groups: 2

UPG population: 134,400

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 4,400

Number of countries: 2