Wakhi
x̌ik zik / Х̌ ик зик
Country Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, Tajikistan
Ethnicity Wakhi
Speakers
(20,000 in Pakistan (2016);
58,000 cited 1992–2012)
Family
Writing
Arabic, Cyrillic, Latin
AreaNortheasternmost part of Chitral, called Baroghil area; in glacier neighborhood. Gojal in upper Hunza valley, Gulmit to the Chinese and Afghanistan borders, and Shimshal and Chupursan valleys, upper Yarkhun valley of Chitral, and upper Ishkoman valley. Also in Afghanistan, China, Tajikistan.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 wbl
Glottolog wakh1245
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