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Regions with significant populations
Tibetan Buddhism, Mongolian shamanism
Related ethnic groups
Mongols, Southern Mongols

The Hishigten (Mongolian: ᠬᠡᠰᠢᠭᠲᠡᠨ Хишигтэн; simplified Chinese: 克什克腾部; traditional Chinese: 克什克騰部) are one of the Southern Mongol ethnic groups. Today, they live in Heshigten Banner of China.


They are believed to be the descendants of the Kheshig, the imperial guard of the Mongol Empire.

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