Kazan Tatars

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Tatarian - Subgroups - Volga Tatars
... Some Volga Tatars speak different dialects of Tatar language ... Mişär-Tatars (or Mishars) are a group of Tatars speaking a dialect of the Tatar language ... The Western Tatars have their capital in the town of Qasím (Kasimov in Russian transcription) in Ryazan Oblast, with a Tatar population of 1100 ...
Subgroups - Volga Tatars - Kazan Tatars
... In the 1910s the Kazan Tatars numbered about half a million in the Kazan Governorate in Tatarstan, their historical homeland, about 400,000 in each of the governments of Ufa, 100,000 in Samara and ... The Kazan Tatars speak the Tatar language, a Turkic language with substantial amount of Russian and Arabic loanwords ... Most Kazan Tatars practice Sunni Islam ...
Sultan Galiev - Biography
... tension between his parents, because they came from very different layers of Tatar society ... his father's school, he studied from age 8 to 15, learning Tatar and Arabic, history, geography, and mathematics, while also receiving a basic understanding ... All this, especially his knowledge of Russian, greatly helped him to gain entrance to the Kazan Teachers College (see Tatar State University of Humanities and Education) in 1907 ...