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baluchis Explained

Baluchis at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Group of tribes speaking the Baluchi language and inhabiting the province of Baluchistan in Pakistan and neighboring areas of Iran, Afghanistan, Bahrain, and the Punjab (India). Some 70% of the total Baluchi population live in Pakistan, where they are divided into two groups, the Sulaimani and the Makrani. They probably came originally from the Iranian plateau, and are mentioned in 10th-cent. Arabic chronicles. Traditional Baluchis are nomads, but settled agricultural existence is becoming more common. They raise camels and other livestock and engage in carpet making and embroidery.