• PEOPLE CLUSTER: URAL-SIBERIAN

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 43

Population: 10,488,800

Unreached people groups: 42

UPG population: 10,485,900

Unengaged UPGs: 27

UUPG population: 578,800

Number of countries: 14


Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

Overview: The Ural-Siberian people cluster might just as easily be designated 'Other Turkic' given the scope of ethnic and linguistic diversity. From the Urals, ethnic Russians who live along the lower Amu Darya and lower Syr Darya rivers, to the various indigenous peoples of Siberia, this people cluster encompasses Turkic peoples of North Asia not classified within the Altaic, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Turkish, Turkmen, Uyghur, and Uzbek clusters that account for most Turkic peoples.

Peoples within this cluster: Ainu; Aleut, Eastern; Altai; Aynu; Bashkir; Chukchi; Chuvash; Crimean Tatar; Dolgan; Even; Khakas; Koryak; Nogay; Shorian; Soyot; Tatar; Tsaatan; Tuvinian; Yakut

Countries where they are found: Azerbaijan; Bulgaria; China; Japan; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Mongolia; Russia; Tajikistan; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; United States; Uzbekistan


People groups: 43

Population: 10,488,800

Unreached people groups: 42

UPG population: 10,485,900

Unengaged UPGs: 27

UUPG population: 578,800

Number of countries: 14