View Full Version : Volga Tatars are predominantly Caucasoid

Sky earth
20-09-13, 19:41
Many people think of Mongoloid looking people when they hear the word "Tatar" but genetical studies over Volga Tatars disproves this claim, as Tatars are actually genetically predominantly Caucasoid with some Mongoloid admxiture. The three biggest Y-DNA haplogroups of Tatars in the Volga region of Russia are R1a, N1c and G. The Mongolian Ghengis Khan marker C3 is almost non-existent in Tatars