The Avar–Andi–Dido peoples consists of 13 small ethnic groups[which?] plus the much larger Caucasian Avar peoples. Since the 1930s there have been attempts to classify them all as Avars, but the 2002 Russian Census presents a broad variety of designations of these people.
Avar is a collective term, Avar–Andi–Dido peoples, that is often used to describe probably more than fifteen distinct ethnic groups living in the foothills of the mountain slopes Russia's Dagestan Republic. They are often classified into the following subgroups:
Other Avar peoples
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- Wixman, Ronald (1984). Peoples of the USSR: An Ethnographic Handbook. New York: Sharpe Reference. p. 17. ISBN 978-0-87332-506-6.
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