Tatars (Tatar: Tatarlar / Татарлар, sometimes spelled Tartars) are a Turkic ethnic group in Eastern Europe and North Asia. The majority of Tatars live in the Russian Federation, with a population of 5.5 million, including 2 million in the republic of Tatarstan, 1 million in the republic of Bashkortostan and other 2.5 million in other regions of Russia. Significant minority populations are found in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.

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