Language maps

When you use the datasets or maps, please also cite the following paper introducing the whole process from data collection, harmonization and visualization until releasing the data:
Rantanen, T., Tolvanen, H., Roose, M., Ylikoski, J. & Vesakoski, O. “Best practices for spatial language data harmonization, sharing and map creation – a case study of Uralic” (submitted manuscript).

0.1 Uralic languages branches at the beginning of the 20th century.
0.2 Uralic languages at the beginning of the 20th century.

 

Table of content

1. Saami
2. Finnic
3. Mordvin
4. Mari
5. Permic
6. Mansi
7. Khanty
8. Hungary
9. Samoyedic

Saami

1 Saami languages at the beginning of the 20th century.
1.1 Traditional territories of South and Ume Saami
1.2 Traditional territories of Lule Saami and the neighbouring dialects of Pite Saami and North Saami.
1.3 Traditional territories of North Saami.
1.4 The traditional territories of Aanaar Saami around Lake Aanaar.
1.5a Traditional territories of Skolt Saami.
1.5b Resettlement of the Skolt Saami from Petsamo.
1.6 Traditional territories of Kildin Saami.

Finnic

2 Finnic languages at the beginning of the 20th century.
2.1 Traditional Finnish dialect areas before World War I.
2.2a Distribution of Karelian and Ludic at the beginning of the 20th century.
2.2b Current distribution of Karelian and Ludic.
2.3 Distribution of Veps at the beginning of the 20th and 21st centuries.
2.4a Distribution of Ingrian and Votic at the beginning of the 20th century.
2.4b Ingrian and Votic villages at the beginning of the 21st century.
2.5 Distribution of North Estonian dialects at the beginning of the 20th century.
2.6 Distribution of South Estonian dialects at the beginning of the 20th century.
2.7 Medieval Livonian areas and the Courland Livonian villages at the beginning of the 20th century.

Mordvin

3 Mordvin languages at the beginning of the 20th century.

Mari

4 Mari languages at the beginning of the 20th century.

Permic

5 Permic languages at the beginning of the 20th century.
5.1a Traditional distribution of Komi languages.
5.1b Traditional distribution of Komi dialect groups.
5.2 Distribution of Udmurt dialects at the beginning of 21st century.

Mansi

6 Ob-Ugric languages at the beginning of the 20th century.
6.1 Distribution of North Mansi varieties in past and present.
6.2 Distribution of East Mansi varieties in past and present.

Khanty

7.1a Traditional distribution of North Khanty.
7.1b Current distribution of North Khanty.
7.2a Traditional distribution of East Khanty.
7.2b Current distribution of East Khanty.

Hungary

8.1 Current distribution of Hungarian dialects.
8.2a Ethnic groups in the Pannonian basin around 1495.
8.2b Ethnic groups in the Pannonian basin around 2001.

Samoyedic

9 Samoyedic languages at the beginning of the 20th century.
9.1a Distribution of Nenets at the beginning of the 20th century.
9.1b Current distribution of Nenets.
9.2a Distribution of Enets at the beginning of the 20th century.
9.2b Distribution of Enets at the beginning of the 21st century.
9.3 Distribution of Nganasan at the beginning of the 20th century and currently.
9.4a Traditional distribution of Selkup.
9.4b Current distribution of Selkup.
9.5 Traditional distribution of the extinct Sayan Samoyedic languages.