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A language of Russian Federation (Asia)

ISO 639-3ulc

Population  730. Ethnic population: 913.
Region  Khabarovsk Krai, Ulch region, along Amur River and tributaries, Tatar Channel coast. Bulava, Dudi, Kalinovka, Mariinskoe, Nizhnaya Gavan, Savinskoe, Mongol, Solontsy, Kolchom, Sofiyskoe, Tur, and Ukhta. Bogorodskove is capital.
Language map  Eastern Asian Russia, reference number 41
Alternate names   Hoche, Hol-Chih, Olch, Olcha, Olchis, Ulcha, Ulchi, Ulych
Classification  Altaic, Tungusic, Southern, Southeast, Nanaj
Language use  Home. Mainly adults. Also use Russian.
Language development  Taught in primary schools. Dictionary.
Comments  Close contact with Russian, Ukrainian [ukr], Nanai [gld], Nivkh [niv] (Gilyak), Negidal [neg], others.
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