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Hazara

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The Hazara are an ethnic group that resides primarily in the central mountain region of Afghanistan known as Hazarajat. There is also a significant population of Hazaras in Pakistan in Iran. The Hazaraqai language is a unique dialect of the Persian language with some Mongolian and Turkish vocabulary. Most Hazara are Shia Muslem; a fact that has made them victims of persecution under the Taliban regime.

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