Terekeme people

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Azeri tribe Terekeme Postcard of the Russian Empire

The Terekeme people (Azerbaijani: Tərəkəmə) are an ethnic group of Azerbaijanis[1] who live in Dagestan and in some southern regions of Azerbaijan as well as Turkey. The population is mainly engaged in cattle breeding and is most often seen as nomads.[2]

The Terekemes are Shia Muslims of the Jafari (Caferi) strand and speak the Terekeme dialect of Azerbaijani language.

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  1. ^ Sakinat Hajiyeva (1990). Дагестанские терекеменцы: XIX - начало XX в. Наука. p. 3. ISBN 5-02-016761-4.
  2. ^ Hajiyeva 1990, pp. 8–9.