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Qiang
 
Indigenous Group Qiang
Location China, Sichuan Province, primarily in Maowen Qiang Autonomous Prefecture
Estimated Population 198,300 (2004, China Internet Information Center)
Environment Mountainous Forests
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Hunters / Animal Husbandry / Agriculture (millet, highland barley, potatoes, winter wheat and buckwheat)
Level of Assimilation Traditional / Assimilated
Language Family Qiang
Classification:
Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Tangut-Qiang, Qiangic (belongs to the Tibeto-Burman group and is classified under the Qiang branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family).

Dialects:
Northern: Yadu, Weigu, Cimulin, Luhua. Southern: Dajishan, Taoping, Longxi, Mianchi, Heihu, Sanlong, Jiaochang.
Website URLs www.china.org.cn/...
www.chsource.org/...
www.travelchinaguide.com/...
www.chinatown-online.co.uk/...
www.chinagate.com.cn/...
www.fmprc.gov.cn/...
www.orientaltravel.com/...
NGOs none found

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