Chechen language facts for kids

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Chechen
Нохчийн мотт
Noxçiyn mott
Native to Russia
Region Republic of Chechnya
Ethnicity Chechens
Native speakers 1.36 million  (2010)e17
Language family
Northeast Caucasian
  • Nakh
    • Vainakh
      • Chechen
Writing system Cyrillic, Latin (present)
Arabic, Georgian (historical)
Official status
Official language in Chechnya, Dagestan

The Chechen language is spoken by more than 1.3 million people. It is spoken mostly in Chechnya and by Chechen people in other places. It is one of the Northeast Caucasian languages.

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