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Kumyks (Kumyk: къумукълар, qumuqlar) are Turkic-speaking people, one of the indigenous peoples of Dagestan (the subject of the Russian Federation), the second largest after the Azerbaijani Turkic-speaking people of the Caucasus, the largest Turkic people in the North Caucasus and the third largest ethnic group in Dagestan. POPULATION: 505,000 LAND: The Republic of Dagestan (the subject of the Russian Federation), also densely populated in such regions of Russia as North Ossetia, the Khanty-Mansi