murka_detka (murka_detka) wrote in linguaphiles,
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THIS IS JUST AMAZING!

(taken from "Open World" )

LIST OF LANGUAGES SPOKEN IN RUSSIA AND NUMBERS OF PEOPLE SPEAKING THEM

Over one million speakers

  • The Russian language — the majority of the population
  • The Tatar language — 5,347,706
  • The German language (second or native language) — 2,895,147
  • The Ukrainian language — 1,815,210
  • The Bashkir language — 1,379,727
  • The Chechen language — 1,331,844
  • The Chuvash language — 1,325,382

100 thousand to one million speakers

  • The Armenian language— 904,892
  • The Avar language— 784,840
  • The Azerbaijani language — 669,757
  • The Mordovian language, the Moksha language, the Erzya language — 614,260
  • The Kabardian-Cherkessian language— 587,547
  • The Khazakh language — 563,749
  • The Dargin language — 503,523
  • The Oserian language — 493,610
  • The Udmurt language— 463,837
  • The Kumyk language— 458,121
  • The Yakut language— 456,288
  • The Mari language — 451,033
  • The Ingush language — 405,343
  • The Lezghin language — 397,310
  • The Buryat language — 368,807
  • The Belorussian language — 316,890
  • The Karachay-Balkar language — 302,748
  • The Georgian language — 286,285
  • The Tuvinian language — 242,754
  • The Uzbek language — 238,831
  • The Komi language— 217,316
  • The Gypsy language — 166,514
  • The Turkish language — 161,319
  • The Kalmyk language — 153,602
  • The Lak language — 153,373
  • The Moldovan language — 147,035
  • The Tajik language — 131,530
  • The Adygei language — 129,419
  • The Tabasaran language — 128,391

10 thousand to 100 thousand speakers

  • The Komi-Permyak language — 94,328
  • The Polish language — 94,038
  • The Nogai language — 90,020
  • The Altai language— 65,534
  • The Korean language — 60,088
  • The Chinese language — 59,235
  • The Greek language — 56,473
  • The Italian language — 54,172
  • The Karelian language — 52,880
  • The Khakas language — 52,217
  • The Finnish language — 51,891
  • The Arab language — 50,140
  • The Lithuanian language — 49,020
  • The Kirghiz language — 46,319
  • The Turkmen language — 38,533
  • The Abazin language — 38,247
  • The Mountain Mari language — 36,822
  • The Kurdish language — 36,609
  • The Latvian language — 34,759
  • The Nenets language — 31,311
  • The Bulgarian language — 30,894
  • The Hebrew language, Yiddish — 30,019
  • The Agul language — 29,399
  • The Rutul language — 29,383
  • The Estonian language— 26,645
  • The Vietnamese language — 26,197
  • The Japanese language — 24,787
  • The Andi language — 23,729
  • The Romanian language — 22,663
  • The Tsez language — 15,356
  • The Khanty language — 13,568
  • The Czech language — 13,242
  • The Mongolian language— 11,498
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