||1,400,000 in Afghanistan (WA 1991). Population total all countries: 1,451,980.
||North, Fariab Province, Maimana town. Possibly in Germany. Also in Pakistan, Turkey (Asia).
||Usbeki, Uzbak, Uzbeki
||Limited comprehension of Northern Uzbek [uzn]. Differences in grammar and loanwords from Western Farsi [pes].
||Altaic, Turkic, Eastern
A member of macrolanguage Uzbek [uzb] (Uzbekistan).
||City dwellers also use Dari [gbz]; village dwellers have limited ability in Dari. 20% use Dari as L2. Some also use Southern Pashto [pbt].
||Literacy rate in L1: 10%–30%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25% in Dari. Newspapers. Dictionary. Grammar.
||Mainly settled agriculturalists; some nomads, some craftsmen: gold, jewels, pottery, leather. Muslim (Hanafi Sunni).