Chechen people

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This article covers the Chechen people as an ethnic group, not Chechen meaning citizens of Chechnya.

Geography

The Chechen people are mainly inhabitants of Chechnya, which is internationally recognized as part of Russia. Two wars were fought between 1994-1996 and between 1999-2000 and are known as the First Chechen War and the Second Chechen War respectively.

There are also significant Chechen populations in other Russian regions (especially in Dagestan and Moscow city) and Jordan.

Language

The main languages of the Chechen people include Chechen and Russian.

Religion

The predominant religion amongst the Chechen people is Sunni Islam.Template:Ethno-stub de:Tschetschenen eo:cxecxenoj ja:チェチェン人 nl:Tsjetsjenen

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