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                        THE BALTIC STATES or "PRIBALTICA"

 

                               and SLAVS IN "PRIBALTICA"

 

TODAY IN THE THREE BALTIC STATES ESTONIA, LATVIA AND LITHUANIA THERE LIVE MORE THAN 2 300 000 ETHNIC SLAVS OR SPEAKERS OF SOME SLAVIC LANGUAGE. ON THIS MAP WE SHOW THE AREA OF THESE THREE REPUBLICS WHICH IS 175 100 kmē, WITH THE POPULATION OF  7 256 000.  (statistic 2005)

 

ESTONIA HAS AN AREA OF 45 200 kmē AND A POPULATION OF 1 342 000, AND OFFICIALLY THERE ARE 500 000 SLAVS 0R SPEAKERS OF SOME SLAVIC LANGUAGE.

 

LATVIA HAS AN AREA OF 64 600 kmē, AND A POPULATION OF 2 306 000, AND OFFICIALLY THERE ARE 1 100 000 SLAVS OR SPEAKERS OF SOME SLAVIC LANGUAGE.

 

LITHUANIA HAS AN AREA OF 65 300 kmē,  AND A POPULATION OF 3 608 000, AND OFFICIALLY THERE ARE 700 000 SLAVS OR SPEAKERS OF SOME SLAVIC LANGUAGE.

 

 THE BALTIC STATES ESTONIA LATVIA AND LITHUANIA ARE EX-REPUBLICS OF THE SOVIET UNION. RUSSIAN WAS THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE BEFORE 1991.

 

 

 

                        THE BALTIC STATES or "PRIBALTICA"

 

                               and RUSSIANS IN "PRIBALTICA"

 

TODAY IN THESE THREE BALTIC STATES LIVE MORE THAN 1 600 000 RUSSIANS.

RUSSIANS IN ESTONIA - ABOUT 468,216

RUSSIANS IN LATVIA - ABOUT 861,600

RUSSIANS IN LITHUANIA - ABOUT 344,000 (statistics 1998)

 

 

 

 

               DISTRIBUTION OF THE SLAVIC LANGUAGES

 

MOLDOVA and SLAVS IN MOLDOVA

 

EX-REPUBLIC OF THE SOVIET UNION. RUSSIAN WAS THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE BEFORE 1991. MOLDOVA HAS AN AREA OF 33 800 kmē, AND A POPULATION OF 4 446 000. THERE LIVE MORE THAN 1 600 000 ETHNIC SLAVS OR SPEAKERS OF SOME SLAVIC LANGUAGE. FOR EXAMPLE 394 000 BULGARIANS, 590 000 RUSSIANS 624 938 UKRAINIANS and so on.. "PRIDNESTROVIE" OR TRANSNISTRIA IS A PART OF MOLDOVA WITH THE SLAVIC MAJORITY, SELF-INDEPENDENT FROM 1991, UNRECOGNIZED BY INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN KAZAKHSTAN

 

KAZAKHSTAN IS ALSO AN EX-REPUBLIC OF THE SOVIET UNION. BEFORE 1991 RUSSIAN WAS THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE. TODAY IN KAZAKSTAN THERE LIVE MORE THAN 30% OF ETHNIC SLAVS.

 

 

 

 

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