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Kirjiz
 
Indigenous Group Kirjiz
Location China, primarily in Kizilsu Kirgiz Autonomous Prefecture in the southwestern part of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Some in northern Xinjiang. Several hundred remain in Wujiazi Village in Fuyu County, Heilongjiang Province.
Estimated Population 143,500 (2004, China Internet Information Center)
Environment Plains and Mountains
Lifestyle Nomadic
Subsistence Animal Husbandry
Level of Assimilation Traditional
Language Family Kirghiz
Classification:
Altaic, Turkic, Western, Aralo-Caspian (Turkic subdivision of the Altaic family of languages).
Website URLs http://www.china.org.cn/...
http://www.chsource.org/...
http://www.travelchinaguide.com/...
http://www.chinatown-online.co.uk/...
http://www.chinagate.com.cn/...
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/...
http://www.orientaltravel.com/...
NGOs none found

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