Tabasaran people

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Total population
150,000 (2011)
Regions with significant populations
 Uzbekistan700[citation needed]
 Kazakhstan300[citation needed]
 Azerbaijan300[citation needed]
 Turkmenistan200[citation needed]
Tabasaran language
Sunni Muslims

The Tabasarans are an ethnic group who live mostly in Dagestan, Russia. Their population in Russia is about 150,000. They speak the Tabasaran language. They are mainly Sunni Muslims. Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva and Kamal Khan-Magomedov, the 2015 European Games champion in men's Judo -66 kg, are half-Tabasaran.

The polevaulter, Yelena Isinbayeva, who is half Tabasaran.


  1. ^ Russian Census 2010: Population by ethnicity (in Russian)
  2. ^ "About number and composition population of Ukraine by data All-Ukrainian census of the population 2001". Ukraine Census 2001. State Statistics Committee of Ukraine. Retrieved 17 January 2012.