Kumyks

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Kumyks
Къумукълар (Qumuqlar)
Kumyk architect Abdul-Wahab son of Mustafa.jpg
Abdul-Wahab son o Mustafa — a prominent Kumyk airchitect o the 19t century.
Tot population
505,000 (est. 14.2% o the population o Republic o Dagestan); unkent nummer o Kumyks leevin ootside o Dagestan
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Roushie 503,060[1]
 Ukraine 718[2]
Leids
Kumyk, Roushie
Releegion
Sunni Islam
Relatit ethnic groups

Historical: Khazars, Sabir fowk, Cuman-Kipchaks, North Caucasian Huns, Bulgars[3][4]

Modren: Crimean Tatars, Balkars, Karachays, Nogais, Volga Tatars, North Caucasian fowks

Kumyks (Kumyk: къумукълар, qumuqlar, Roushie: кумыки) are a Turkic fowk leevin in the Kumyk plateau (in northren Dagestan tae the sooth o the Terek river), the launds mairchin the Caspian Sea, Northren Ossetie, Chechnie an the banks o the Terek river.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Russian Census 2010: Population by ethnicity Archived 2012-04-24 at the Wayback Machine. (in Roushie)
  2. State stateestics committee o Ukraine - Naitional composeetion o population, 2001 census (Ukrainian)
  3. [Encyclopaedia o European Fowks, Vollum 2, page 477; С. А. Токарев. Этнография народов СССР: исторические основы быта и культуры. — Изд-во Московского университета, 1958. — С. 229.]
  4. Рассказ кумыка о кумыках By Девлет-Мирза Шихалиев

Coordinates: 42°23′14″N 47°59′12″E / 42.3873°N 47.9867°E / 42.3873; 47.9867