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Why Northern Pakistani People are Fair and White than Central and South Pakistanis?

White Pakistani People

Fair and White Pakistani People

Pakistan is a diverse country. Most think that Pakistanis look like Indians in general, but this is not correct. If you have visited Pakistan or met with Pakistanis you must have seen fair color, white, brown and black Pakistanis. The situation changes when you visit northern Pakistan which includes Gilgit Baltistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Kashmir and northern Punjab. Here is the skin color complexities:


The native people of Sindh province of Pakistan are called Sindhis . Other ethnic groups also live in Karachi and Hyderabad Sindh are :Baluch, Urdu speaking migrants from Central India and other migrants from Northern Pakistan. The skin color of Sindhis are usually brown and dark. Sindhis are Indo Aryan people.

Siraikis of South Punjab

The Siraiki speaking people of South Punjab are also dark and brown. They are also Indo Aryan.


Punjabis are mix of fair, dark and brown color. They live in central Punjab including Lahore, Gujranwala, Sialkot and Faisalabad.

Hazara and Potohar Region

The natives of Rawalpindi and surrounding areas are called Potohari, they are also Indo Aryan people. Their color ranges from fair to brown and dark. Hindku speaking people of Hazara are also fair and brown.


The pashtuns are generally fair and white , but some Pashtuns are brown too. Those who live in plains are brown. They are classified as eastern Iranian and Indo Aryan.


Baluch are dark and fair. They looks like middle eastern people. Some Baluch are black like Makranis.

Chitralis and Kalasha

Chitralis are generally fair and white . Among these Kalasha people are pure white people. They are sometimes considered descendants of Alexander the Great army. They classified as Indo Aryan.


Baltis are Sino Tibetan people. Baltis lives in Baltistan region of Gilgit Baltistan. Baltis are fair and white. Baltis have features of Indo Aryan and Tibetan. They live in between the lush green valleys between Karakoram and Himalays.


Hunzais are white. Hunzais are not linked with any group in their surroundings. They are unclassified indigenous people. They are called Hunzkutz. They live in high mountains of Karakoram.

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Dard (Shina Speaking)

Dard are white and fair. They are Indo Eurpean. Mostly lives in Gilgit Baltistan and Kohistan, KPK.

What do you think what is the main reason behind this racial feature? Food habit, habitat or lifestyle?

Hunza pakistani people

Hunza girl, Gilgit Baltistan


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