Karakalpak

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A language of Uzbekistan

Alternate Names
Karaklobuk, Klobouki, Tchorny
Population

L1 users: 506,000 (2010 J. Leclerc). Ethnic population: 717,000 (2014 World Factbook). Total users in all countries: 584,670.

Location

Qoraqalpog’iston Republic; Buxoro, Navoiy, and Xorazm regions along lower Amu river, south Aral Sea area.

Language Status

5 (Developing). Statutory language of provincial identity in Karakalpakstan (1995, Official Language Law (amended), 3561-XI, Article 3).

Dialects

Northeastern Karakalpak, Southeastern Karakalpak.

Language Use

Also use Northern Uzbek [uzn], Russian [rus].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 2004.
Writing

Cyrillic script [Cyrl]. Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Some literature. Muslim.

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