Where on earth do they speak Chuvash?

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Language: Chuvash
Number of speakers: 1043000
Language code: chv
Alternate names: Bulgar, Chuvash
Where spoken: Russia

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  • Language classification: Altaic, Turkic, Bolgar
  • Dialects: Anatri, Viryal
  • Also spoken in: Estonia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Uzbekistan
  • Region: Chuvashia Republic, east of Moscow, near Volga river. About half live in towns. Also in Estonia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan.