Crimean TatarКъырымтатарджа

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Crimean, Crimean Turkish; Also, in Bulgaria: Crimean, Crimean Turkish; in Kyrgyzstan: Crimean, Crimean Turkish; in Moldova: Crimean, Crimean Turkish; in Romania: Crimean Turkish; in United States: Crimean, Crimean Turkish; in Uzbekistan: Crimean Turkish; in Turkey: Crimean Turkish
  • Dialects: Central Crimean, Crimean Nogai, Northern Crimean, Southern Crimean, Steppe Crimean
  • Scriptures published:
    • New Testament (1666 — 2011)
    • Portions (1659 — 2011)
    • Selections (2007 — 2009)
    • The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: Taught in a few schools. Two local universities have faculties of Crimean Tatar
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Ukraine
  • Region: Krym, autonomous republic
  • Also used in: Bulgaria, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Turkey, United States, Uzbekistan
  • Religion: Muslim
  • Status: Recognized language in Ukraine
  • Number of users: 475,540 (260,000; 1,370; 38,000 in Kyrgyzstan (1993); 1,860 in Moldova; 22,000 in Romania (2006 Goriainov); ; 150,000 in Uzbekistan (2006 A. Goriainov); 2,000 in Turkey)
  • Vitality: Developing

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)