Thadou people, also called Thadou Kukis, are the Thadou language-speaking Kuki people inhabiting Northeast India, Burma, Bangladesh. "Thadou" is also the name of a clan among the Thadou Kukis. Thadou Kukis also nclude numerous other clans such as Kipgen, Doungel, Hangshing, Mangvung etc.

Thadou people, Thadou te, Thadou tribe
Thadou people
Thadou man and woman in traditional dress
Total population
229,340 in India[1]
Regions with significant populations
 India, Myanmar and IsraelManipur, Mizoram, Assam, Nagaland,Tripura
Predominantly Protestantism (Baptist) and Catholicism; very small minority Judaism (Bnei Menashe)
Related ethnic groups
Zo people  · Chin  · Kuki  · Mara  · Bnei Menashe, Ranglong  · Mizo


  1. ^ "Language" (PDF). Census of India. 2011.

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