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Haplogroup R1a (Y-DNA)

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Haplogroup R1a (Y-DNA) is a subclade of Haplogroup R (Y-DNA).


R1a arose 15,000 years ago in the vicinity of Ukraine

Typical of Eastern Europeans, Central Asians, and South Asians

A subclade of R1, R1a is a Y-chromosome haplogroup found at high frequency (more than 40%) from the Czech Republic across to the Altai Mountains in Siberia and south throughout Central Asia.

see also Haplogroup_R1b1b2g because it is currently a better example of a haplogroup page