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Afghanistan has around 29.8 million people as of the year 2011. About 2.7 million Afghan refugees are living in Pakistan and Iran.

The country is multi-ethnic and multi-lingual. Most of Afghanistan's people are of the Iranic peoples, notably the Pashtuns and Tajiks. The Pashtun is the largest group followed by Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, Aimak, Turkmen, Baloch and others.

Pashto and Dari (Persian) are both the official languages of the country.

Islam is the religion of more than 99% of Afghanistan.

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