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Sakas
Scythia-Parthia 100 BC.png
Approximate extent of East Iranian languages the 1st century BCE is shown in orange.
Total population
(Unknown)
Regions with significant populations
Eastern Europe
Central Asia
Northern India
Languages
Scythian language
Religion
Animism
Related ethnic groups
  • Sarmatians
  • Dahae
  • Sakas
  • Indo-Scythians
  • Massagetes

The Sakas were a population of Iranian nomadic tribesmen lived in the plains of Eurasia from Eastern Europe to China, from the Old Persian Period to the Middle Persian Period. Then Turkic language speakers took their place.

The ancient Greeks called the Sakas the Scythians.

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