while the ethnic Uzbek majority call themselves Uzbeks.
Other ethnic groups include Russians(9.0%) concentrated in the north and Uzbeks(14.5%) living in the south.
According to official sources, Uzbeks comprise a majority(80%) of the total population.
The Uzbeks of Afghanistan are Sunni Muslims
Uzbeks are now the second largest ethnic group in Turkmenistan,
3% are Uzbeks and 2% are Russians.
Uzbeks living in Afghanistan were estimated in the 1990s
The proportion of Kazakhs makes up 63.6%, Russians 23.7%, Uzbeks 2.9%, Ukrainians 2.1%,
However, the Uzbeks soon bounced back
Russians form 7.7% of the population, followed by Armenians(1.5%), Turks(1.1%), Uzbeks(1.1%), and Azeris 1.