Are mordovians slavic?

The Mordvins, also Mordva, Mordvinians, Mordovians (Erzya: эрзят/erzät, Moksha: мокшет/mokšet, Russian: мордва/mordva), are a people in European Russia, who speak the Mordvinic languages of the Uralic language family and live mainly in the Republic of Mordovia and other parts of the middle Volga River region of Russia.

Who are the Mordvins?

Being among the larger indigenous peoples of Russia, the Mordvins are mainly divided into two ethnic groups which are: the Moksha and the Erzya. The two are also dialect groups with the Moksha Mordvinians speaking the Moksha language and the Erzya Mordvinians speak Erzya language.

Is Mordovia a country?

The Republic of Mordovia (Russian: Респу́блика Мордо́вия; Moksha/Erzya: Мордовия Республикась, Mordoviya Respublikas) is a federal subject of Russia (a republic) in Eastern Europe. Its capital is the city of Saransk….Mordovia.

Republic of Mordovia
Country Russia
Federal district Volga
Economic region Volga-Vyatka
Capital Saransk

How long did the Russian republic last?

listen)), previously known as the Russian Soviet Republic and the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic as well as being unofficially known as Soviet Russia, the Russian Federation or simply Russia, was an independent federal socialist state from 1917 to 1922, and afterwards the largest and most populous of the …

Where is Mari language spoken?

Mari language, formerly Cheremis, member of the Finno-Ugric division of the Uralic language family, spoken primarily in the Mari El republic, Russia.

Are Russian republics like states?

A Republic (Russian: Республика, tr. Respublika) is a type of federal subject in the Russian Federation. According to its constitution, Russia is divided into 85 federal subjects, 22 of which are republics….Republics of Russia.

Subdivisions Districts, cities and towns of republic significance

What language do New Zealand speak?

EnglishNew Zealand Sign Language
New Zealand/Official languages

According to the 2013 Census, English and Te Reo Māori are the most widely spoken languages in New Zealand. However, as Table 1 shows, in 2013 there far more people speaking English (3,819,969 people or 90 per cent of the total population) than Te Reo Māori (148,395 people or 3 per cent of the population).