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Encyclopedia > Uralic peoples
Geographical distribution of Samoyedic, Finnic, Ugric and Yukaghir languages ██ Yukaghir ██ Samoyedic ██ Ugric ██ Finnic
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Geographical distribution of Samoyedic, Finnic, Ugric and Yukaghir languages ██ Yukaghir ██ Samoyedic ██ Ugric ██ Finnic

The term Uralic peoples is used to describe peoples speaking a Uralic language. Uralic peoples are divided into two groups: Finno-Ugric peoples (including Hungarians, Finns, and Estonians) and Samoyedic peoples (including Nenets). , drawn after Ruhlen, Merritt, A Guide to the Worlds languages, Stanford, California (1987), p. ... , drawn after Ruhlen, Merritt, A Guide to the Worlds languages, Stanford, California (1987), p. ... Geographical distribution of Yukaghir, Finnic, Ugric and Samoyedic languages The Yukaghir languages are a family of related languages spoken in Russia by the Yukaghir, a Siberian people, living in the basin of the Kolyma River. ... Geographical distribution of Samoyedic, Finnic, Ugric and Yukaghir languages The Samoyedic languages are spoken on both sides of the Ural mountains, in northernmost Eurasia, by perhaps 30,000 speakers altogether. ... Ugric languages or Ugrian languages are generally held to be a branch of Finno-Ugric languages. ... Geographical distribution of Finno-Ugric (Finno-Permic in blue, Ugric in green). ... Geographical distribution of Samoyedic, Finnic, Ugric and Yukaghir languages  Yukaghir  Samoyedic  Ugric  Finnic The Uralic languages (pronounced: ) form a language family of about 30 languages spoken by approximately 20 million people. ... The term Finno-Ugric people is used to describe a people speaking a Finno-Ugric language. ... Geographical distribution of Samoyedic, Finnic, Ugric and Yukaghir languages The Samoyedic languages are spoken on both sides of the Ural mountains, in northernmost Eurasia, by perhaps 30,000 speakers altogether. ... The Nenets people (Russian name: Ненцы - Nentsy (plural)) are an indigenous people in Russia. ...


Note that in any event the classification "Uralic" addresses matters of language, which do not necessarily correlate with divisions of ethnicity or even of specific culture.


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