Tatars in Ukraine

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Tatars in Ukraine
татари
tatary
Total population
73,304 (2001)
Regions with significant populations
Donetsk Oblast19,161 (2001)
Crimea
(w/Sevastopol)
11,090 (2001)
Luhansk Oblast8,543 (2001)
Kherson Oblast5,353 (2001)
Zaporizhia Oblast5,177 (2001)
Kharkiv Oblast4,198 (2001)
Dnipropetrovsk Oblast3,835 (2001)
Odessa Oblast2,640 (2001)
Sevastopol2,512 (2001)
other regions of Ukraine10,795 (2001)
Languages
Russian (58.7%) Tatar (35.2%)

Tatars are one of many ethnic minorities in Ukraine. In Ukraine the Tatar national identification is used primarily for such Turkic group as Volga Tatars, less often Siberian Tatars.

Location and number[edit]

In Ukraine, the number of Tatars is estimated at over 73,000 (the 2001 Ukrainian Census)[1] Tatars in Ukraine lived since the princely times. One of its representatives khan Tugorkhan lived at the Trukhaniv Island until his assassination in 1096.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Всеукраїнський перепис населення 2001 – Результати – Основні підсумки – Національний склад населення:". 2001.ukrcensus.gov.ua. Retrieved 2014-09-22.
  2. ^ Moskalets, A. Kiev Tatars. Tatar History. 18 November 2003