Karata is a member of the Avar-Andic branch of Northeast
Caucasian languages spoken in Akhvakh and Khazavyurt districts
of southern Dagestan in the Russian Federation. It has two dialects,
Karatin and Tokitin, and is spoken in the towns of Karata, Anchix,
Tukita, Rachabalda, Lower Inxelo, Mashtada, Archo, Chabakovo, Racitl
and formerly Siux.
Karata is rarely written and speakers of Karata generally
use Avar when writing.