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Wardak (Pashtun tribe)

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Wardak
وردګ
Languages
Pashto
Religion
Sunni Islam
Related ethnic groups
Afridis · Orakzais · Wazirs · Banuchis • Mehsuds
and other Karlani Pashtun tribes
Wardak Tribe surrounded by Ghilzai tribe and non-Pashtun tribe people [1]

The Wardak (Pashto: وردګ) or Wardag are a tribe of the Pashtun people.[2] That mainly live in the Wardak Province of Afghanistan. They migrated to the Wardak province in around 1730.[3] Although they are mainly found in Afghanistan, they can also be found in Peshawar, Attock and Dir in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.[4]

Wardak, Dilazak, Musazai, and Hani, are first brother Orakzais and the Mangals tribes are Wardaks Step brothers [5]: 10 Wardak are famous for their hospitality

Wardak Subtribes

Just like other Pashtun tribes, Wardak tribe is divided into its own individual subtribes and clans

  • Nuri
  • Mirkhel
  • Mayar
  1. ^ Khan, Ibrahim (2021-09-07). "Tarīno and Karlāṇi dialects". Pashto. 50 (661). ISSN 0555-8158. Archived from the original on September 8, 2021.((cite journal)): CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. ^ الحسینی, میر سید ثاقب عماد. معارف الانساب والتحقیق.
  3. ^ Khan, Ibrahim (2021-09-07). "Tarīno and Karlāṇi dialects". Pashto. 50 (661): 24–25. ISSN 0555-8158. Archived from the original on September 8, 2021. The Wardags migrated from their Karlāṇ sister tribes from Birmal. They migrated to their current homeland in around 1730 CE.((cite journal)): CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  4. ^ "Wardak tribe to be organized soon: Elders". The Frontier Post. 2018-02-06. Retrieved 2022-08-23.
  5. ^ Coyle, Dennis Walter (2014). Placing Wardak Among Pashto Varieties (Master's thesis). University of North Dakota.
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