Crimean Tatars

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Where they live:
Ukraine in Crimea (248,200), Uzbekistan (150,000), Turkey (50,000), Romania (24,137)
Total population:
500,000-2,000,000
Language Branch:
Altaic, Turkic, Kypchak, Kypchak-Cuman, Crimean Tatar but heavily influenced by the Western Oghuz branch
Religion:
Sunni Islam
Related to:
Volga Tatars, Karaims
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About

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

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Music Link
Tatar Folk Music








Traditional Dances


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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