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 Russia 2,643[1]
Related ethnic groups

Teleuts are a Turkic people people living in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.[2] According to the 2002 census, there were 2,650 Teleuts in Russia. Their language is classified as a southern dialect within the group of dialects called the Altay language.[3]

To read about early history of Teleuts proceed to Tiele people.

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  1. ^ Russian Census 2010: Population by ethnicity (Russian)
  2. ^ Library of Congress - Classification Web : web link
  3. ^ Altai Republic - Teleuts (Республика Алтай - Телеуты) : web link (Russian)

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