Where on earth do they speak Bashkort?

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Language: Bashkort
Number of speakers: 1150000
Language code: bak
Alternate names: Bashkir, Bashkort, Basquort
Where spoken: Russia

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  • Language classification: Altaic, Turkic, Western, Uralian
  • Dialects: Burzhan, Kuvakan, Mountain Bashkir, Steppe Bashkir, Western Bashkir, Yurmaty
  • Also spoken in: Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
  • Region: Bashkortostan Republic, between Volga river and Ural mountains; beyond the Urals. Also in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.