USAGE BY COUNTRY (OFFICIAL LANGUAGE)Southwestern and central parts of the Taymyr Peninsula. 3 main villages of Nganasans are Ust-Avam, Volochanka and Novaya. Some of Nganasans live in the cities of Taymyr.
Nganasan language is a language of the Nganasan people. The Nganasan language belongs to the northern Samoyedic group of the Uralic language family.
There are two main dialects in the Nganasan language:
- the Avam dialect
- Vadeyev dialect
The difference between the dialects is not very significant.