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Laks (Iran)

The Laks are an Iranian group in southwestern Iran. They speak Laki (or Leki), an independent Iranian language that sometimes has been considered as a dialect of Lurish or Kurdish.

Laks (Caucasus)

The Laks or Laki (self-designation: Lak) are an indigenous people of Dagestan in the North Caucasus, Russia. They speak the Lak language. Laks historically live in Lakskiy and Kulinskiy District of Dagestan. This ethnocultural area is known as Lakia. There are about 200,000 ethnic Laks.


Laks may refer to:

  • Laks (Caucasus), an ethnic group of Dagestan, North Caucasus, Russia
  • Laks (Iran), an ethnic group of southwestern Iran
  • Simon Laks (1901-1983), Polish composer and violinist who became head of the prisoners' orchestra at Birkenau-Auschwitz concentration camp