Kalmyks

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Kalmyks
Хальмгуд Khalm'gud
Tot population
196,000
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Kalmykie (Roushie)
 Roushie183,372[1][2]
 Ukraine325[3]
 Kyrgyzstan12,000[4]
Leids
Kalmyk Oirat, Roushie
Releegion
Predominantly Tibetan Buddhism
Minority Orthodox Christianity

in Roushie[5]

Majority Sunni Islam in Kyrgyzstan
Relatit ethnic groups
Mongols, especially Oirats

The Kalmyks (Kalmyk: Хальмгуд, Khal’mgud, Mongolian: Халимаг, Khalimag) are the Oirats in Roushie, whase auncestors migratit frae Dzungaria in 1607. They creautit the Kalmyk Khanate in 1630–1724 in Roushie's North Caucasus territory. The day thay form a majority in the autonomous republic o Kalmykie on the wastren shore o the Caspian Sea.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Итоги ВПН 2010 All Russian census, 2010
  2. "Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul in Russia :: Joshua Project". joshuaproject.net. Retrieved 2014-10-25.
  3. State statistics committee of Ukraine – National composition of population, 2001 census (Ukrainian)
  4. "PRESIDENT.MN". Retrieved 4 December 2016.
  5. Содномпилова, М.М.; Нанзатов, Б.З. Культурное наследие народов Центральной Азии. Выпуск 3: сборник статей. Imbt. p. 34. ISBN 9785792503649. Retrieved 2014-10-25.