Thadou people and are an indigenous tribe of Kuki people inhabiting Northeast India, Burma, Bangladesh, Israel .

Thadou people, Thadou te, Thadou tribe
Thadou people
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Thadou man and woman in traditional dress
Total population
800,000 +
Regions with significant populations
 IndiaManipur, Mizoram, Assam, Nagaland,Tripura
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Chin State
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Sagaing Region
Thadou language
Predominantly Protestantism Baptist) and Catholicism; very small minority Judaism (Bnei Menashe)
Related ethnic groups
Zo people  · Chin  · Zomi  · Kuki  · Mara  · Bnei Menashe, Ranglong

Thadou is a Language of the Kuki-Chin languages. Thadou populations have been reported in India,Burma,Israel and Bangladesh — and in India populations have settled in largest in Manipur and smaller numbers in Nagaland, Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Delhi.[1]

Thadou tribe is one of the largest tribe among Kuki/Zo community and Thadou language is one of the most spoken language among All Kuki-Zo communities and is the second most spoken language in Manipur after Meitei.

Thadou Tribe has multiple clans and the major clans are as below •


  1. ^ Project, Joshua. "Thadou in India". Retrieved 21 April 2021.

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