List of official languages in Russia

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Although Russian is the only official language of the Russian Federation, there are several other officially-recognized languages for areas within Russia. This is a list of languages that are official only in certain parts of Russia.

  1. Abaza (in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic)[1]
  2. Adyghe (in the Republic of Adygea)
  3. Altay (in the Altai Republic)
  4. Bashkir (in the Republic of Bashkortostan)
  5. Buryat (in Agin-Buryat Autonomous Okrug, Buryat Republic, and Ust-Orda Buryat Autonomous Okrug)
  6. Chechen (in the Chechen Republic)
  7. Chukchi (in Chukotka Autonomous Okrug)
  8. Chuvash (in the Chuvash Republic)
  9. Dolgan (in Taymyr Autonomous Okrug)
  10. Erzya (in the Republic of Mordovia)
  11. Evenk (in Evenk Autonomous Okrug)
  12. Ingush (in the Republic of Ingushetia)
  13. Kabardian (in the Kabardino-Balkar Republic and Karachay-Cherkess Republic[1])
  14. Kalmyk (in the Republic of Kalmykia)
  15. Karachay-Balkar (in the Kabardino-Balkar Republic and Karachay-Cherkess Republic[1])
  16. Khakas (in the Republic of Khakassia)
  17. Khanty (in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug)
  18. Komi-Zyrian (in the Komi Republic)
  19. Koryak (in Koryak Autonomous Okrug)
  20. Mansi (in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug)
  21. Mari (in the Mari El Republic)
  22. Moksha (in the Republic of Mordovia)
  23. Nenets (in Nenets Autonomous Okrug)
  24. Nogai (in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic)[1]
  25. Ossetic (in the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania)
  26. Tatar (in the Republic of Tatarstan)
  27. Tuvin (in the Tuva Republic)
  28. Udmurt (in the Udmurt Republic)
  29. Yakut (in the Sakha Republic)
  30. Yiddish (in Jewish Autonomous Oblast)

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Constitution of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic, Chapter 1" (in Russian). Karachay-Cherkess Republic official website. http://www.kchr.info/parlament/constitution.php?part=1. Retrieved 2007-01-02.