Udmurtia - one of the Finno-Ugric peoples of Russia. The main living area Udmurts - Urals: most live in the republic of Udmurtia, compact groups have formed in other regions, including in the Perm region. According to the census in 2010 in Russia there are 552,299 Udmurt, of which resides in the Perm region 20,800 people. Udmurt language belongs to the Permian branch of the Finno-Ugric group of the Uralic language family. Most believers - Orthodox Christians. Udmurts appeared Kama in Perm in the late sixteenth century. The immigrants settled in the upper river. Bui (Kuedinsky District Perm Krai). The first Udmurt village in Kama - Gondyr, Kirghiz, drum - are known from the 1673 Udmurts Perm constitute a specific ethnic group - kuedinskih or Buiskikh Udmurt, unique and original. Kuedinskie Udmurts preserved ancient religious and mythological ideas (paganism), many features of the relic Udmurt Traditional Culture. At the same time, the culture of the Permian Udmurt been influenced by neighboring peoples - Tartars, Bashkirs, Russian, Mari. Kuedinsky district - the only area of ​​compact settlement of Udmurt, here they are about 5000 people.