Where on earth do they speak Khakas?

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Language: Khakas
Number of speakers: 42600
Language code: kjh
Alternate names: Abakan Tatar, Fuyü Gïrgïs, Fuyu Ka'erkezi, Hakasi, Hakass, Khakas, Khakhas, Khakhass, Xakas, Yenisei, Yenisei Tatar, Yennisej Tatar
Where spoken: China, Russia

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  • Language classification: Altaic, Turkic, Northern
  • Dialects: Beltir, Kaca, Kacha, Kachin, Kamass, Kamassian, Khaas, Khyzyzl, Koibal, Kyzyl, Sagai, Sagaj, Saghai, Shor, Xaas, Xoibal, Xyzyl
  • Also spoken in: Russian Federation
  • Region: Khakassia Republic, north of Altai mountains; Krasnoyarsk District, north; Tuva Republic; scattered throughout Russia. Also in China.