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 for the Avar–Andi–Dido peoples and generalizes to various ethnic groups native to the foothills of Russia's Dagestan Republic; Avars can be 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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