Indigenous Group Rohingya
Location Northwest Burma, Arakan state, eastern coast of the Bay of Bengal
Estimated Population 1.3 million in Burma (1998, University of Maryland Minorities at Risk project).
Environment Mountainous coastal strip, including tropical islands.
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family Chittagonian
Indo-European language family.
Dialects: Rohinga (Akyab)
Website URLs
Rohingya Writing System
NGOs Arakan Rohingya National Organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders), Rohingya Students Development Movement, Refugees International, Survivorsí Rights International, Mercy Malaysia , Human Rights Watch, Anti-Slavery, Amnesty International.