List of larger indigenous peoples of Russia

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The list of larger indigenous peoples of Russia includes extant indigenous peoples in the territory of Russia who are not listed in the official list of minor indigenous peoples of Russia.

Titular nations[edit]

This sublist includes indigenous peoples of Russia which are titular nations, i.e., peoples who gave rise to the names of national entities: independent states or autonomous areas.

Indigenous peoples of Dagestan[edit]

This small republic has a relatively large number of ethnic groups and languages. According to a 2000 decree of the government of Russian Federation,[2] Dagestan was supposed to compile its own list of small-numbered indigenous peoples, to be included in the overall list of minor indigenous peoples of Russia. The peoples below do not fall under the criteria of the decree.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Численность, удельный вес и половой состав украинского населения России, 1926–2010 гг. / Завьялов А. В. Социальная адаптация украинских иммигрантов : монография / А. В. Завьялов. – Иркутск : Изд-во ИГУ, 2017. – 179 с.
  2. ^ A decree about small-numbered indigenous peoples of Russia (in Russian)