Collection Description

Brief Culture Description

Culture Name

Baluchi

Culture Description

The Baluchi or Baloch (Baluch) people (including the Marri) and the Brahui (Dravidian speaking Sunnite Muslims) are predominantly Sunni Muslim, seminomadic pastoralists, whose homelands straddle the Iran-Pakistan border as well as including a small portion of southern Afghanistan.

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Region

Asia --South Asia

Countries

Afghanistan

Iran

Pakistan

OWC Code

AT02

Collection Information

Number of Documents

1

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Number of Pages

7

Collection Overview

The Baluchi file consists only of this culture summary. This article was originally published in the Encyclopedia of World Cultures, Vol. 3, South Asia, 1992. Paul Hockings, ed. Boston, Mass.: G. K. Hall & Co.

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