Anthology of Traditional Prikamye Folklore «A Golden Treasury of Permsky Kray»

Permsky Kray has a very special place in the ethnic and cultural environment of Eurasia. Located at the junction of several ethnic and cultural zones, Europe and Asia, the Great Forest and the Great Steppe, its geographical position has determined the fate and fortune of Prikamye to become the historic crossing where the life of many nations has been intertwined from long ago to this day. The region is one of the top in Russia by its ethnic diversity. The official data alone report that Permsky Kray is home to over 120 peoples. The top ten most numerous of them include Russians, Tatars, Komi-Permyaks, Bashkirs, Udmurts, Ukrainians, Belarusians, Germans, Chuvashes, and Maris, each nation enjoying its colorful and distinctive traditional culture. More information

Anthology of the Komi-Perm folklore

Komi-Permyak - one of the Finno-Ugric peoples of Russia. Ethnic territory - Perm Kama. According to the census 2010 the total number of Komi-Perm in Russia stood at 94,456, of whom 81,094 live in the Perm region, mainly in the Komi-Permyak District.

Anthology Udmurt folklore

Udmurtia - one of the Finno-Ugric peoples of Russia. The main living area Udmurts - Urals: most live in the republic of Udmurtia, compact groups have formed in other regions, including in the Perm region. According to the census in 2010 in Russia there are 552,299 Udmurt, of which resides in the Perm region 20,800 people.

Anthology Mari folklore

Maris - one of the Finno-Ugric nars in Russia. The main ethnic territory - Middle Volga region, where in ancient times that saw the formation of the Mari people. According to population census 2010 number of Mari in Russia amounted to 547,605 persons, including in the Perm region, there were 4121.

Anthology of Bashkir folklore

Bashkirs - one of the Turkic peoples of Russia. The main ethnic territory - southern Urals. In the Southern Urals ancestors of modern Bashkirs came at the end of IX - X in the beginning. According to the Census 2010 population of Bashkirs in Russia amounted to 1,584,554 persons in the Perm region - 32 730.

Anthology of Tatar folklore

Tatars - a Turkic peoples of Russia. The main ethnic territory - the Volga and Ural regions. The Tatar ethnic group was formed in the Middle Volga region, it is here still lives most of the Tatar population. According to the census in 2010 in Russia, there were 5,310,649 Tatars are the second largest nation in the country. The number of Tatars in the Perm region - 115 544 people, this is the second largest nation region.

Anthology of Russian folklore

Russian - one of the many peoples of Northern Eurasia and Russia. The total number of Russian in the world - about 150 million people, including more than 111 million lives in Russia. According to the census in 2010 in the Perm region identified themselves as Russian 2,191,423 people.