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|Regions with significant populations|| Pakistan 91,454,609
Majority: Punjabi and its dialects
Minority: Urdu (in Pakistan) and Hindi (in India)
Pakistan: West Punjab – Islam (97%), Christianity (2.31), with less Sikh and Hindu populations|
India: East Punjab – Sikhism (57.7%), Hinduism (38.5%), Islam (1.9%), Christianity (1.26)
The Punjabi people (Punjabi: پنجابی, ਪੰਜਾਬੀ also Panjabi people) are an Indo-Aryan ethnic group from South Asia (Pakistan and India). They come from the Punjab region, which has been home to some of the oldest civilizations in the world including one of the world's first and oldest civilizations, the Indus Valley Civilization. The Punjabi identity is usually cultural and linguistic, with Punjabis being those whose first language is Punjabi, an Indo-European dialect.
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