Type Political Subdivision
Scripts Татарстан (Tatar, Russian)
Other Forms FormsTatariya
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 5/16/2016
Means "land of the Tatars"; a combination of Tatar—most likely created in the nomadic Tatar confederation and transmitted into Latin, English, French, etc… from Persian and Turkish tātār "mounted messenger" and the Persian suffix ـستان (-stān) "place, land of", "country".Tatarstan is a federal subject of Russia.