ArmInfo. Armenian is in the top 15 languages spoken in Russia according to the PROMT Translation Server Developer Edition.
Thus, according to the publication of the company, the rating was compiled on the basis of the All-Russian population census. People in Russia were asked what languages they speak. The top includes the languages spoken by most Russians. <In the first place is the state language of the Russian Federation. According to 2010, more than 130 million people speak this language in the Russian Federation. In second place was English, according to statistics, in Russia it is owned by more than 7 million people. The fourth was Tatar - more than 4 million people own it. This figure corresponds to the number of residents in Tatarstan, Bashkiria and other regions of Russia. German is spoken in the Russian Federation in two times less than in Tatar.
Interestingly, there are speakers among those who speak this language. There is a historical explanation for this: the wars of the pre-Peter the Great, imperial times - when there were many Germans in the civil service. More than 1.3 million people speak Chechen. Approximately the same number lives on the territory of the Chechen Republic. The 6th place is Bashkir language-1.152 million people speak Bashkir language. Curiously, 4 times more people live in Republic of Bashkortostan, itself - 98% of the population speak Russian. Ukrainian-7th place. In this language speak 1,129 million people. 8th place is Chuvash language, which Russia owns a little more than a million people. This figure is generally consistent with the population of the republic. Avar - one of the main languages of Dagestan, follows Chuvash. 715 thousand people speak in this language. It is interesting that in Avar there are different dialects, and their speakers do not always understand each other. On the 10th line is the Armenian, which is spoken in Russia by 660 thousand people. It is also interesting that Armenians became the representatives of the sixth largest nationality in the Russian Federation.
Then comes the French, in Russia it became the 11th in popularity - it is owned by at least 616 thousand. Just over half a million Russians speak Kabardino-Circassian language. As you might guess, this language is common in the Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkess Republics. Then comes the Dargin language - this is another language that is spoken in Dagestan. It is common in the northeastern part of the republic - among Dargins. 485 thousand people speak it. The Azerbaijani close the rating - 473 thousand people, and Ossetian, 451 thousand people.