Language Data

  • Alternate names: Oroc, Uilta, Ujlta, Ulta
  • Dialects: Nogliki-Val, Northern Orok, Poronaisk, Southern Orok, Val-Nogliki
  • Scriptures published: None
  • Literacy: A project to create a literary norm in Cyrillic script and teach the language at elementary schools has recently been launched in cooperation with Japanese scholars (Salminen 2007)
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Russian Federation
  • Region: Sakhalinskaya Oblast': Poronajsk district, Poronajsk town, Gastello and Vakhrushev settlements; Nogliki district, Val village, Nogliki settlement
  • Also used in: Japan,
  • Religion: No information available.
  • Number of users: 50
  • Vitality: Nearly Extinct

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)