Languages of Kazakhstan

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The official languages of Kazakhstan are Kazakh and Russian. German, Tajiki, Tatar, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uyghur, and Uzbek are officially recognized by the 1997 Language Law, No. 151-1.[1] Other languages natively spoken in Kazakhstan are Dungan, Ili Turki, Ingush, Plautdietsch, and Sinte Romani.[2]

A number of more recent immigrant languages, such as Belarusan, Korean, Azeri, and Greek are also spoken.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kazakhstan". Ethnologue. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kazakhstan". Ethnologue. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kazakhstan". Ethnologue. Retrieved 21 December 2014.