Ugric peoples

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The term Ugric people is used to describe peoples speaking a Ugric language. Ugric is a linguistic concept, not an ethnic or cultural one.

Ugric people are:

The largest of the Ugric people are the Hungarians numbering 14,500,000. They live in the Carpathian Basin, mainly in their independent state - Hungary. Khanty (21 000[1]) and Mansi (12 000[2]) peoples live in the Ob river area of Russia, mostly in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug. There is also a significant Khanty population in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Khanty and Mansi together are called Ob-Ugrians.

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