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Nuristani (Asian people)

LC control 85071256
LC classificationDS354.6.K3 Afghanistan
Topical headingNuristani (Asian people)
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Variant(s)Cafirs (Asian people)
Kaffers (Asian people)
Kaffirs (Asian people)
Kafirs (Afghanistan people)
Kafirs (Kafiristan)
Nuri (Asian people)
Nuristanis (Asian people)
See alsoEthnology--Afghanistan
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Found inWork cat.: 2001372927: Klimburg, M. The Kafirs of the Hindu Kush, 1999: p. 15 (the Nuristanis)
Britannica Micro. (Nūristāni, also called Nuri, Kaffir, or Kafir, people of the Hindu Kush mountain area of Afghanistan and the Chitral area of Pakistan. Their territory, formerly called Kafiristan, was renamed Nūristan ... The territory now forms part of the Afghan province of Nangarhar and has a population of about 65,000. Only about 3,000 live in Pakistan.)
Murdock world cult. (Nuri (Nuristani, Kafir): peoples of northeastern Afghanistan adjacent Pakistan)
Encyc. of world cultures: v. 9, p. 250 (Nuristanis; area known as Nuristan is located at the southern end of the Hindu Kush mountain range in Afghanistan. Historically, this area was known as Kafiristan and the inhabitants as Kafirs)