↑Library of Congress Country Studies-"Ethnic Groups of Afghanistan"In 1996, approximately 40 percent of Afghans were Pashtun, 11.4 of whom are of the Durrani tribal group and 13.8 percent of the Ghilzai group. Tajiks make up the second largest ethnic group with 25.3 percent of the population, followed by Hazaras, 18 percent; Uzbeks, 6.3 percent; Turkmen, 2.5 percent; Qizilbash, 1.0 percent; 6.9 percent other .
↑Hazara home: Who are the Hazara?Arxivləşdirilib 2009-02-21 at the Wayback Machine...The Hazara are of predominantly turkic ethnic stock. They look like turks and East Asians, but they share a cultural heritage with many of the Turkic peoples of Central Asia. Some scholars speculate that the Hazara are descendants of the warriors that flooded into Central Asia under the command of the infamous and brilliant leader, Ghengis Khan.Most Hazara speak Hazaragi, a variant of the more widely used trade langauge, Dari.