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Tot population
(1.5 million[1] to 2 million.[2])
Regions wi signeeficant populations
     Rostov Oblast15,469[4]
     Moscow Oblast14,465[4]
     Stavropol Krai13,208[4]
     Volgograd Oblast12,256[4]
     Tyumen Oblast10,623[4]
     Astrakhan Oblast10,019[4]
 European Union
 Georgie10,000 (includin Kist fowk)
Data figures from 2001 to 2013;
see also Chechen diaspora.
Predominantly Islam (Nondenominational Muslims, Shafi'i, Muwahhid Muslim, Sunni Muslim)[15]
Relatit ethnic groups
Nakh fowks (Ingush fowk, Bats fowk, Kist fowk)

Chechens (Chechen: Нохчий Nokhchiy; Auld Chechen: Нахчой Nakhchuoi) are a Caucasian ethnic group o the Nakh fowks oreeginatin in the North Caucasus region o Wastren Asie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The War in Chechnya" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  3. Russian Census 2010: Population by ethnicity (in Roushie)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 Russian Census of 2002 (in Roushie)
  5. As Hit Men Strike, Concern Grows Among Chechen Exiles, RFE/RL, March 12, 2009
  6. Rothkopf, David. "The Wanderer". Foreign Policy. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. "Continuing Human Rights Abuses Force Chechens to Flee to Europe". Refworld. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Chechens in the Middle East: Between Original and Host Cultures, Event Report, Caspian Studies Program
  9. Kristiina Markkanen: Chechen refugee came to Finland via Baku and Istanbul (Englisch)
  10. Joshua Project (1991-10-27). "Chechen of Kazakhstan Ethnic People Profile". Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  11. "Jordan willing to assist Chechnya – King". 2007-08-28. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  12. Ahmet Katav; Bilgay Duman (November 2012). "Iraqi Circassians (Chechens, Dagestanis, Adyghes)" (PDF). ORSAM Reports (134). Retrieved 15 April 2013.
  13. "Circassian, Ossetian, Chechen Minorities Solicit Russian Help To Leave Syria". Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  14. "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.