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Eurasian Avars

historical ethnical group

The Avars were a powerful semi-nomadic group. Their leader was called a Khagan. They could be found in Central and Eastern Europe during the 6th century. They were a union of White Huns and Rourans. Avars of the Caucasus are remnants of White Huns, have a direct contact with Avar Empire of Europe. They were predominantly ethnic Mongols.[1]