Karachay-Balkar is spoken by 247,000 people:
241,000 in Russia,
2,700 in Kazakhstan,
2,000 in Kyrgyzstan,
980 in Armenia.
Part of the Bible was published for the first time in 1978.
The New Testament was first published in 1994.
The complete Bible has not been published.
This shows the first few verses from John's Gospel in the Gelyastanov version. This page is taken from a New Testament first published in 1994 by IBT/UBS Partnership, Stockholm.