Language:  Uyghur

Population of Groups Speaking

12,429,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

22

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(22 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Akto Turkmen China 2,900
 Keriya China 800
 Uyghur Afghanistan 3,600
 Uyghur Australia 5,100
 Uyghur Canada 2,000
 Uyghur China 11,770,000
 Uyghur Germany 700
 Uyghur Iran 6,600
 Uyghur Japan 1,000
 Uyghur Saudi Arabia 9,400
 Uyghur Sweden 2,100
 Uyghur Kyrgyzstan 59,000
 Uyghur Kazakhstan 348,000
 Uyghur Mongolia 12,000
 Uyghur Russia 3,700
 Uyghur Turkey 25,000
 Uyghur Turkmenistan 2,400
 Uyghur United States 10,000
 Uyghur Uzbekistan 50,000
 Uygur, Lop Nur China 44,000
 Uygur, Taklimakan China 300
 Uygur, Yutian China 70,000
  Totals:  22     22
Secondary Language
(2 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Ainu (China) China 12,000
 Daur, Western China 7,500
  Totals:  2     2

Language Alternate Names
Hetian
Hotan
Hotan (Hetian)
Kashgar-Yarkand
Kashgar-Yarkand (Yarkandi)
Lop (Luobu)
Luobu
Novouygur
Taranchi (Kulja)
Uighor
Uighuir
Uighur
Uiguir
Uigur
Uyghuri
Uygur
Weiwu’er
Weiwu'er
Wiga
Wighor

Dialects
Aksu
Akto Turkmen
Akto Türkmen
Central Uyghur
Charchan
Dolan
Hotan
Ili
Kashgar-Yarkand
Khotan-kerya
Kucha
Kumul
Lop
Lopnor
Lopnur
Qarashahr
Southern Uyghur
Taranchi
Turfan
Urumqi
Uyghur
Yarkandi
Yengi Hissar

Dialect Alternate Names
Aqsu
Central Uygher
Hami
Hetian
Hotan-yutian
Karaxahar
Kashgar-Yakand
Kashgar-yarkand
Kashgar-yarkandi
Kashi-shache
Kulja
Kuqa
Lopnur
Luobu
Qarqan
Qiemo
Taranchi
Turpan
Urumchi
Uygher: Urumqi
Uyghur: Kashgar-Yarkand
Uyghur: Kashgar-Yarkandi
Uygru
Weiwuer
Weiwueryu
Weiwueryu in Xinjiang
Weiwuerzu Uygru
Yengisar
Yining


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