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Dungan
[dng] 50,000 in Kazakhstan (2009 census). Ethnic population: 51,900 (2009 census). Status: 7 (Shifting). Alternate Names: Huizu. Dialects: Shaanxi. Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Chinese. Comments: Came from China over 100 years ago.

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German, Standard
[deu] 30,400 in Kazakhstan (2009 census). Ethnic population: 178,000 (2009 census). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (1997, Language Law, No. 151-1, 11 July, Articles 4,6,7). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Middle German, East Middle German. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Ili Turki
[ili] 120 in Kazakhstan (2001 J. Leclerc). Status: 8a (Moribund). Alternate Names: Taranchi, Tuerke, T’urk. Classification: Turkic, Eastern. Comments: Non-indigenous. May be none in Kazakhstan.

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Ingush
[inh] 16,900 in Kazakhstan (1999 census). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Classification: North Caucasian, East Caucasian, Nakh, Chechen-Ingush. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Kazakh
[kaz] 9,980,000 in Kazakhstan (2009 census). Ethnic population: 10,100,000 (2009 census). Total users in all countries: 12,753,100. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1995, Constitution, Article 7(1)). Alternate Names: Kaisak, Kazak, Kosach, Qazaq. Dialects: Northeastern Kazakh, Southern Kazakh, Western Kazakh. Minor dialect differences. Classification: Turkic, Western, Aralo-Caspian. Comments: Seminomadic. Eastern Kirghiz and Western Kirghiz erroneously applied to Kazakh. Muslim.

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Plautdietsch
[pdt] Almaty Region, near the China border, beyond Tashkent. 100,000 in Kazakhstan (2001 J. Leclerc). Status: 7 (Shifting). Alternate Names: Low German. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, Low Saxon-Low Franconian, Low Saxon. Comments: Non-indigenous. Christian.

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Romani, Sinte
[rmo] Status: 5 (Dispersed). Alternate Names: Manouche, Manuche, Romanes, Sinti, Tsigane. Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Intermediate Divisions, Western, Romani, Northern. Comments: Non-indigenous. Ethnic group: Sasítka Romá. Christian.

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Russian
[rus] Widespread. 3,750,000 in Kazakhstan (2009 census). L2 users: 15,200,000 in Kazakhstan (2001 World Factbook). Ethnic population: 3,790,000 (2009 census). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1995, Constitution, Article 7(2)). Classification: Indo-European, Balto-Slavic, Slavic, East.

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Tajiki
[tgk] Southeast, possibly scattered; most likely in Ongtusik Qazaqstan, Zhambyl, Amaty, and Shyghys Qazaqstan regions. 33,500 in Kazakhstan (2009 census). Ethnic population: 36,300 (2009 census). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (1997, Language Law, No. 151-1, 11 July, Articles 4,6,7). Alternate Names: Tojiki. Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Iranian, Western, Southwestern, Persian. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Tatar
[tat] Scattered. 104,000 in Kazakhstan (2009 census). Ethnic population: 204,000 (2009 census). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (1997, Language Law, No. 151-1, 11 July, Articles 4,6,7). Classification: Turkic, Western, Uralian. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Turkish
[tur] 90,000 in Kazakhstan (2009 census). Ethnic population: 97,000 (2009 census). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (1997, Language Law, No. 151-1, 11 July, Articles 4,6,7). Classification: Turkic, Southern, Turkish. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Ukrainian
[ukr] 52,500 in Kazakhstan (2009 census). Ethnic population: 333,000 (2009 census). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (1997, Language Law, No. 151-1, 11 July, Articles 4,6,7). Classification: Indo-European, Balto-Slavic, Slavic, East. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Uyghur
[uig] 191,000 in Kazakhstan (2009 census). Ethnic population: 225,000 (2009 census). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (1997, Language Law, No. 151-1, 11 July, Articles 4,6,7). Alternate Names: Novouygur, Uighur, Uiguir, Uygur. Dialects: Kashgar-Yarkand. Classification: Turkic, Eastern. Comments: Muslim.

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Uzbek, Northern
[uzn] 436,000 in Kazakhstan (2009 census). Ethnic population: 457,000 (2009 census). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (1997, Language Law, No. 151-1, 11 July, Articles 4,6,7). Classification: Turkic, Eastern. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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