Aghul

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Aghul-ch’al, Agul
Population

29,300 (2010 census).

Location

Southeast Dagestan Republic, Agulsky and Kurakhsky districts; Moscow; Stavropol region.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Agul, Fit’e, Gequn (Burkikhan), Keren, Koshan (Q’ushan), Tsirkhe.

Language Use

98% speak it as L1. Home. All ages. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Can be taught as a subject in local schools (Salminen 2007). Newspapers. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 2005–2007.
Writing
Cyrillic script.
Other Comments

Muslim (Sunni).