• Language: Nganasan
  • Alternate names: Tavgi Samoyed, Tavgy, Ŋanasan, Tawgy, Tavgi, нганасанский язык, тавгийский язык, tavgiysky, тавгийско-самоедский язык, tavgiysko-samoyedsky, ня”, njaʔ, Ня’’ сиәде, Nganasanin kieli, Northern Samoyed, Tawgy-Samojedisch, Nganasanisch, tavgui, ŋanasaŋ, nganasany, Tawgi, Samojeditawgi, Tawgy-Sprache
  • Language code: nio
  • Language family: Uralic, Samoyed, Northern Samoyed (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: ~500
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Cyrillic script.

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    2 ethnic groups: Avam and Vadeyev. From 1960s–1980s resettled in villages formerly used as winter quarters or trading posts along migratory routes in 1940s. Previous intermittent contact with Tundra Enets and Nenets, and formerly officially were considered part of them. Resettlement brought close contact with Russian, Ukrainian (See: [[Ukrainian]]), Belarusian (See: [[Belarusan]]), and Tatar (See: [[Tatar]]). Traditional religion.

    Nganasan is spoken in Russia, Caucasus;Europe;East Asia.