Avar People

Avar People

The Caucasian Avars are the most predominant of several ethnic groups living in the Russian republic of Dagestan. The Avars reside in a region known as the North Caucasus between the Black and Caspian Seas. Alongside other ethnic groups in the North Caucasus region, the Caucasian Avars live in ancient villages located approximately 2,000 m above sea level. The Avar language spoken by the Caucasian Avars belongs to the family of Northeast Caucasian language and is also known as Nakh–Dagestanian.

Read more about Avar People:  History, Description, Ethnic Subgroups, Avars As Highlanders and Armed People, Name "Avars" in Connection With A Problem of Avars "extérieur", Language, Notable Avars, Media Files

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