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Chechen language

language spoken mostly in Chechnya and by Chechen people

The Chechen language is spoken by more than 1,3 million people. It is spoken mostly in Chechnya and by Chechen people in other places. It is one of the Northeast Caucasian languages.

Chechen
Нохчийн мотт
Noxçiyn mott
Native toRussia
RegionRepublic of Chechnya
EthnicityChechens
Native speakers
1.36 million (2010)[1]
Cyrillic, Latin (present)
Arabic, Georgian (historical)
Official status
Official language in
Chechnya, Dagestan
Language codes
ISO 639-1ce
ISO 639-2che
ISO 639-3che
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