Where on earth do they speak Erzya?

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Language: Erzya
Number of speakers: 431700
Language code: myv
Alternate names: Erzia, Erzya, Mordvin, Mordvin-Erzya
Where spoken: Russia

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  • Language classification: Uralic, Mordvin
  • Dialects:
  • Also spoken in: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Latvia, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
  • Region: North and east Mordovia Republic; Nizhny Novgorod, Ulynovsk, Penza, Samara provinces; Orenburg Province, Buguruslan; Chuvashia, Tartastan, and Bashkortostan republics. Also in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.