|approx. 10,000 - 15,000 (2005)|
|Regions with significant populations|
|Azerbaijan||10,000 - 15,000 (2005)|
|Related ethnic groups|
In 2005, the number of Kryts was between 10,000 and 15,000. They speak the Kryts language, which belongs to the Lezgian branch of the Nakh-Dagestani language family. In addition, all speak the Azerbaijani language.
Number and culture
The number Kryts according to H. Seidlitz, extracted from posemeynyh lists in 1886, was 7,767 people. In «The Sociolinguistic Situation of the Kryts in Azerbaijan» it was reported that the number of Kryts was between 10,000 and 15,000.
Kryts are predominantly Sunni Muslims.
- "Kryts language" in Ethnologue.