Tabasaran people

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Total population
(200,000 (2011))
Regions with significant populations
 Russia 146,360[1]
 Ukraine 977[2]
 Uzbekistan 700
 Kazakhstan 300
 Azerbaijan 300
 Turkmenistan 200
Tabasaran language
Sunni Muslims
The region (highlighted in red) inhabited by the Tabasaran people

The Tabasarans are an ethnic group who live mostly in Dagestan, Russia. Their population in Russia is about 200,000. They speak the Tabasaran language. They are mainly Sunni Muslims. Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva is half Tabasaran and Kamal Khan-Magomedov, the 2015 European Games champion in men's Judo -66 kg.

The famous polevaulter, Yelena Isinbayeva, who is half Tabasaran.


  1. Russian Census 2010: Population by ethnicity (Russian)
  2. "About number and composition population of Ukraine by data All-Ukrainian census of the population 2001". Ukraine Census 2001. State Statistics Committee of Ukraine. Retrieved 17 January 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>