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Tangkhul Naga
Tangkhul Naga elder.jpg
Tangkhul Naga elder in a ceremonial dress
Total population
680,000 approx. (India and Myanmar)
Regions with significant populations
Tangkhul language, other Tangkhulic languages and other Naga languages
Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Baptist, Adventism, animism.[1]
Related ethnic groups
Naga tribes, Chin.

The Tangkhuls are a major ethnic group living in the Indo-Burma border area occupying the Ukhrul and Kamjong district in Manipur, India and the Somra tract hills, Layshi township, Homalin township and Tamu Township in Burma. Despite this international border, many Tangkhul have continued to regard themselves as "one nation".[2]

See also

Further reading

Notable tangkhuls


  1. ^ "Naga, Tangkhul".
  2. ^ Khamrang, Khayaipam (2000) "The Tangkhul Naga Tribe between Tradition and Modernity" pp. 37–71, page 49, In Frei, Fritz (editor) (2000) Inkulturation zwischen Tradition und Modernität: Kontext, Begriffe, Modelle Freiberg University Press, Freiberg, Switzerland, ISBN 3-7278-1292-3