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Arakanese
 
Indigenous Group Arakanese (also known as: Rakhine, Mogh, Marma, Maghi)
Location Burma, Northwest area in the Arakan state (bounded by the Arakan Yoma mountain range and the Bay of Bengal)
Estimated Population 1,708,000 (2004, CIA World Factbook).
Environment Mountainous coastal strip, including tropical islands
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family Arakanese
Classification:
Sino-Tibetan language family.
Dialects: Maghi, Morma, Yakan, Yakhaing, Rakhain, Mogh, Magh, Marma, Mash and Rakhine.
Website URLs http://www.shwelumaung.org
http://www.rakhapura.com
http://home.planet.nl/...
http://www.arakan.homestead.com
http://www.rakhine.org
NGOs The Arakan Society, All Arakan Students and Youth Congress (AASYC), Arakan Human Rights Research Committee Burma, Shwelumaung.org, Arakanese Movement, Rakhaing Development Foundation, Rakhaing Women’s Union.

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