, also Qazaq
(Қазақ тілі, Qazaq tili
) is a Turkic language
with ISO 639
codes of kaz
It is one of the official languages of Kazakhstan, and is also spoken traditionally in Afghanistan, China, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Germany has some Kazakh speakers in the second half of the 20th century and onward.
There are approximately 6.5 million native speakers around the world. It is written using the Cyrillic, the Latin (Turkey), and modified Arabic (China, Iran, Afghanistan) scripts.
See also: Kazakh, Languages of China