Turkic people of Eastern Europe and the northern parts of Central Asia

The Kazakhs (also spelled Qazaqs) are a Turkic speaking people who mainly live in the Ural Mountains and northern parts of Central and East Asia (most of them live in Kazakhstan, but also parts of Russia, Uzbekistan, Mongolia and China) in Eurasia. The Kazakhs emerged in the 15th century from an amalgam of Turkic tribes and of Mongol tribes.[2]



Total population
c. 16.5 million
Regions with significant populations
 Kazakhstan 13,012,645 (2021)[1]
 United States55,000
 South Korea12,000
 United Kingdom5,432
 United Arab Emirates5,000 to 6,000
 Sweden2 410
 Czech Republic1,900

References change

  1. "Агентство Республики Казахстан по статистике. Этнодемографический сборник Республики Казахстан 2014". Archived from the original on 2017-11-08. Retrieved 2022-03-15.
  2. "Kazakh | People, Religion, Language, & Culture | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 2022-11-04.