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Tatar language

Tatar language (Татар тили) is a Turkic language.

It is the official language of the Republic of Tatarstan, a member of the Russian Federation, and is also spoken in the Siberian part of Russia as well as in China, Turkey and all over Central Asia.

There are approximately 7 million native speakers around the world. It is written using the modified Cyrillic script. Transition to modified Latin script started in 2000 and should be complete in 2011.



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