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Idel-Ural (Tatar: Идел-Урал İdel-Ural, Russian: Идель-Урал) literally Volga-Ural is a historical region in Eastern Europe, in what is today Russia. The name literally means Volga- Urals
Urals
in the Tatar language. The frequently used Russian variant is Volgo-Uralye (Russian: Волго-Уралье).[1] The term Idel-Ural is often used to designate 6 republics of Russia
Russia
of this region: Bashkortostan, Chuvashia, Mari El, Mordovia, Tatarstan, and Udmurtia, especially in Tatar-language literature or in the context of minority languages.[2] Idel-Ural is included within the Volga
Volga
Region (Поволжье, Povolzhye). The major religions in the region are Islam
Islam
and Orthodox Christianity. Before being conquered by the Tsardom of Russia
Russia
in the 16th century, the region was dominated by native Uralic tribes and a succession of Turkic empires, such as Volga
Volga
Bulgaria, the Khazars, the Golden Horde, and the Khanate of Kazan. See also[edit]

Idel-Ural State Idel-Ural Legion Privolzhsky (Volga) Federal District

References[edit]

^ http://udmurt.info/pdf/library/belykh/belykh-istor.pdf ^ map of Idel-Ural territo

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