Lainong Naga
Htang Ngan, Zëūdiāng-Lainòng
Total population
22,617 [1]
Leinong language
Related ethnic groups
Khiamniungan people, Other Naga people

The Lainong people, also known as the Lainong Naga, are a Tibeto-Burmese ethnic group that mostly resides in Naga Self-Administered Zone in Myanmar.[1][2][3] They are one of the major Naga ethnic group of Myanmar and mostly inhabiting the Lahe and Hkamti Townships in Myanmar.[4]


  1. ^ a b Anui Sainyiu (31 Oct 2022). "Lainong: A threatened language in Myanmar" (PDF). OGMIOS Newsletter. Foundation for Endangered Languages: 5-7. ISSN 1471-0382.
  2. ^ S. R. Tohring (2010). Violence and identity in North-east India: Naga-Kuki conflict. Mittal Publications. pp. xv–xvii. ISBN 978-81-8324-344-5.
  3. ^ "Naga Burma". Guillaume Petermann.
  4. ^ "Naga of Myanmar forgotten land". Morung Express.