Dai Chopan (Hazara tribe)

The Dai Chopan (Dari: دایچوپان‎) are a tribe of Hazara people, live in Afghanistan. They are generally numbered among the eight overarching Hazara tribes.[1] the district with the same name Dai Chopan in Zabul Province is derived from this tribe. Dai Chopan are the descendants of Amir Chopan, a Hazara chieftain and whose grave is at Grishk, Helmand Province.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Barbara Anne Brower; Barbara Rose Johnston (2007). Disappearing peoples?: indigenous groups and ethnic minorities in South and Central Asia. Left Coast Press. pp. 157–. ISBN 9781598741216. Retrieved 29 March 2011.
  2. ^ Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research (1958). Viking fund publications in anthropology. Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. Retrieved 29 March 2011.
  3. ^ Robert L. Canfield (27 October 2010). Ethnicity, Authority and Power in Central Asia: New Games Great and Small. Taylor & Francis US. pp. 131–. ISBN 9780415780698. Retrieved 29 March 2011.