Volga Tatars

The Volga Tatars are the largest subgroup of the Tatars, native to the Volga-Ural region. They account for roughly six out of seven million Tatars worldwide. They are in turn subdivided into various subgroups, the largest being the Kazan Tatars, native to Tatarstan proper.

Read more about Volga Tatars:  Population Figures, Volga Tatar Diaspora, Bulgarism

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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 ... They lived near and along the Volga River, in Tatarstan ...
Tatars Of Kazakhstan
... The Volga Tatars of Kazakhstan are a minority in Kazakhstan, and make up 1.5% of the population ... There are 249,000 Volga Tatars living in Kazakhstan accordingly to 1999 census (see Demographics_of_Kazakhstan) ... Volga Tatars have penetrated the area that is today Kazakhstan from the nineteenth century, entering the region as traders offering manufactured goods to nomadic ...
Volga Tatars - Bulgarism
... Bulgarism" is a term for the position that the Kazan Tatars are significantly descended from the Turkic Volga Bulgars or are actual Bulgars that have not ... The alternative position assumes that Tatar ethnogenesis was only completed upon the arrival of the Cumans and Kipchaks ... Mongols, Cumans, and Kipchaks after the conquest of Volga Bulgaria, especially in the northern regions that ultimately became Tatarstan ...

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