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Baloch
بلوچ
Balōč
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Sardar Ibrahim khan Sanjrani Iranian Baloch Khans in Qajar era, c. 1884
Total population
Approx. 10 million (2017)
Regions with significant populations
 Pakistan 8,000,000 (2016)
 Iran 1,500,000 (2016)
 UAE 468,000 (2014)
 Oman 312,000 (1993)
 Turkmenistan 100,000 
 Saudi Arabia 16,000 
Languages
Balochi
Urdu, Brahui in (Pakistan), Arabic, Persian (in Iran)
Religion
Predominantly Sunni Islam

The Baloch (بلوچ) (other spellings: Baluch, Balouch, Bloach, Balooch, Balush, Balosh, Baloosh, Baloush) live in the part of Balochistan in the southeast corner of the Iranian plateau in Southwest Asia, including parts of eastern Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.

The Baloch speak Balochi language, an Iranian language. They mainly live in mountainous places of the Iranian plateau in Iran, Pakistan and parts of Afghanistan.


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