Crimean Tatars


Where they live:
Ukraine in Crimea (248,200), Uzbekistan (150,000), Turkey (50,000), Romania (24,137)
Total population:
Language Branch:
Altaic, Turkic, Kypchak, Kypchak-Cuman, Crimean Tatar but heavily influenced by the Western Oghuz branch
Sunni Islam
Related to:
Volga Tatars, Karaims
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37901052_2208c6a79f.jpgThe Crimean Tatars are a Kypchak Turkic people living in Eastern Europe, Turkey and Central Asia. Most Crimean Tatars live in Eastern Europe with large numbers in Ukraine and Romania with smaller numbers in Bulgaria.

Anthem of the Crimean Tatars

Music Sample


Music Link
Tatar Folk Music

Traditional Dances

About the Video

Part 1

Cimean Tatar dance seem to have alot in common with Bashkir, Azerbaijani and Uyghur folk dances. This dance is called "Tım Tım"

Part 2
This dance is called "Horan". It is a circle dance which is performed by both male and female dancers.

Part 3
More will be added