12,000 (2004 SIL).
Zafarabad; north of Dushanbe; Yagnob river (the homeland), high mountain valley.
Eastern Yagnobi, Western Yagnobi.
Cyrillic script [Cyrl].
Were resettled in 1970s to Zafarabad in north Tajikistan on the border with Uzbekistan; changed from cool mountain valleys with water to irrigated desert plains. Muslim (Sunni).