Pechenegs

The Pechenegs or Patzinaks[2] were a semi-nomadic Turkic ethnic people from Central Asia speaking the Pecheneg language which belonged to the Oghuz branch of the Turkic language family.[3]

Pechenegs
Tamgha of Pecheneg according to Mahmud al-Kashgari, which represents a Eurasian magpie; according Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur, it represents a gyrfalcon.[1]
Regions with significant populations
Eastern Europe, Anatolia (historical)
Languages
Pecheneg language (historical)
Religion
Christianity and Tengrism (historical)
Related ethnic groups
Oghuz and Cumans
Pecheneg Khanates
860–1091
Pecheneg Khanates and neighbouring territories, c.1030
StatusKhanate
Common languagesPecheneg
History 
 Established
860
 Disestablished
1091
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Khazar Khaganate
Kipchaks