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Dongxiang
 
Indigenous Group Dongxiang(also known as: Tunghsiang; Tung; Santa; Mongolian Huihui)
Location China, Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture, south of the Yellow River and southwest of Lanzhou in Gansu. Greater portion live in Dongxiang Autonomous County; others are in Hezheng and Linxia counties, city of Lanzhou, and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
Estimated Population 380,000 (retrieved 2005, Travel China Guide)
Environment Arid mountains highlands
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Hunter / Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Traditional
Language Family Dongxiang
Classification:
Mongolian branch of the Altaic language family.

Dialects:
Suonanba, Wangjiaji, Sijiaji.
Website URLs http://www.china.org.cn
http://www.travelchinaguide.com
http://www.paulnoll.com/...
http://userpage.fu-berlin.de/...
http://www.chsource.org
NGOs none found

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