With 27 million speakers, Uzbek is the most common tongue.
There are six main Turkic languages.
In the Amu Darya Central Asia republic, five are associated with former Soviets delta in northwestern Uzbekistan, however, people speak of the west and the Uyghur is the main indigenous Turkic language.
The language of northwestern China is also that of the herders.
Most of the 10 million people who live in Samarkand are from Xinjiang.
According to the Uyghurs, the number of Tajik speakers in the population of Uyghurs is much greater than official statistics indicate.
In the two other Turkic republics, the nationalities of the eastern and northern areas of Xinjiang are more or less the same.
The use of independence by the Kyrgyz in 1991 was discouraged by China because of the lack of a major indigenous language.
The people of five countries of the former Soviet zone now call themselves Kyrgyz.
Forty percent of the population in 1991 were named after the Turkic languages of the two countries--Kazales and Russians.
The figures are 63 percent and 23 percent in three countries.
Between 80 and 90 percent of the agricultural districts of northern Kazakhstan and the people in Turkmenistan are classified asTurkmen.
Holly Barcus is a geographer at Macalester College in Minnesota.
"Geography allows conversations, not only across the globe, but across disciplines," says Barcus.
The real-world linkages between topics discussed in class and being able to understand the process creating those outcomes sparked Barcus's passion for geography.
The long-term project on migra tion began in 2004.
They found that the ethnic Kazakhs were not pushed out of the country after 1991, but were insteadlured by the government, which wanted to increase the proportion of ethnic Kazakhs in its population.
Roughly a third of the group that left in the first wave returned to their home country.
Some returnees complained of discrimination because they were too rural and didn't speak Russian.
Holly Barcus is a Geographer.
Since 2004, Dr. Barcus has been studying migration.
According to Barcus and Werner, the majority of the decisions made by the people of the people of the people of the people of the people of the people of the people of the people of the people of the people of the people of the people of the people of the people of the people Ties to one's place of birth help reinforce the desire to stay in Mongolia.
The idea of the "original home raphy" is one of the reasons for the movement of people to Kazakhstan.
Cultural, historical, and environmental factors may be related to Barcus.
List push or pull factors that might influence that geography is a practical skill that complement a whole range of their decision.
The Pashtun ethnic group that spans the bor from the Russian Far East were deported from the Soviet Union during the Stalinist period.
Estimates of the proportion of the populace speaking Pashto vary from 38 to 50 percent in the Soviet Central Asia republic of Tajikistan.
Tajik is so close to the Mountains.
Most of the Afghans who live in the north and west speak Dari, which is related to Persian.
Roughly 84 percent of the people of Tajikistan are related to the Dari-speaking people.
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Different Central Asian peoples have different interpretations of Islam.
The Pashtuns of Afghanistan are noted for their strict Islamic ideals, although critics contend that many Pashtun practices, such as forbidding women from showing dedication to modern education than the country's other their faces in public, are based more on their own customs.
Shiism dominates among the complex ethnic patchwork, even though most of the Guages are spoken in other languages.
Roughly 10 percent of the people of central Afghanistan, the Azeris of Azerbaijan, and Afghanistan's people speak Turkic languages.
All forms of religion were discouraged under the communist rule in China and the Soviet Union.
The Hazara, whose ethnic divisions give Afghanistan a weak national ancestors, follow Shia rather than Sunni Islam.
As a foundation, presenting serious challenges for the country's result, they have been attacked by the Taliban.
There is an old man on the roof of a mosque.
There are many religions in Central Asia.
The major overland trading routes of premodern Eurasia crossed the region, giving easy access to merchants and missionaries.
Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, Islam, Christianity, Judaism, and other faiths flourished at various times.
Islam prevailed in the west and center of Central Asia, while Tibetan Buddhism prevailed in Tibet and Mongolia.
The Taliban regime fell in 2001, but they continued to control territory and hoped to control territory in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Mosques were destroyed in the country.
Islam is a religion that has been subject to persecution in Soviet Central Asia.
Many Russians are members of the Russian Orthodox Asia, and until the 1970s many thought that Islam Church had a small Jewish population.
The people of Polish or German descent were not so easily discouraged.
Tibet and Mongolia stand apart from the rest of Central Asia in their practice of Tibetan Buddhism because of Islam.
Buddhism entered Tibet from India hundreds of years ago, and the movement has local where it merged with the indigenous religion, called Bon.