Tatar

Tatar

Tatars (Tatar: Татарлар / Tatarlar, Old Turkic: ), sometimes spelled Tartars, are a Turkic ethnic group in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. The Tatars are native people of Volga region of Russia, Tatarstan and Bashkortostan. Most Tatars live in the Russian Federation, with a population of 5.5 million, including 2 million in the republic of Tatarstan, 1 million in the republic of Bashkortostan and 2.5 million in other regions of Russia. After the dissolution of the USSR, significant populations of Tatars found themselves in the newly independent Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.

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