Gagauz fowk

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Gagauz Fowk
Gagauzlar
Gagauz-children.jpg
Tot population
approx. 240,000
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Moldovae ( Gagauzie)147,500[1]
 Ukraine31,900[2]
 Turkey15,000[3]
 Roushie13,700[4]
 Kazakhstan700[5]
 Bulgarie540[6]
Leids
Gagauz
Roushie
Releegion
Orthodox Christianity
Relatit ethnic groups
Turkic fowks, Gajal

The Gagauz people are a Turkic-speakin group[7] leevin maistly in soothren Moldovae (Gagauzie), soothwastren Ukraine (Budjak), northeastren Bulgarie,[8] Greece, Brazil, the Unitit States an Canadae. The Gagauz are Orthodox Christians. Thare is a relatit ethnic group an aa cried Gagavuz (or Gajal) leevin in the European pairt o northwastren Turkey.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Moldovan Census[citation needit]
  2. Ukrainian Census 2001 Archived 6 Julie 2007[Date mismatch] at the Wayback Machine.
  3. http://enc.mail.ru/article/1900020242
  4. 2002 Russian census Archived 20 Januar 2012[Date mismatch] at the Wayback Machine.
  5. http://www.joshuaproject.net/peoples.php?rop3=103132&sf=population&so=asc
  6. Bulgarian Census 2001
  7. Menz, Astrid (2006). "The Gagauz". In Kuban, Doğan (ed.). The Turkic speaking peoples. Prestel. ISBN 978-3-7913-3515-5.
  8. Searching for the Origin of Gagauzes: Inferences from Y-Chromosome Analysis