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Garo
 
Indigenous Group Garo (Also known as: Abeng, Achik, Ambeng, Atong, Awe, Garrow, Mande Ruga)
Location India, Meghalaya, Garo Hills District; West Assam, Goalpara, Kamrup, Karbi Anglong districts, Nagaland, Kohima District; Tripura, South Tripura District, Udaipur subdivision,North Tripura District, Kamalpur, Kailasahar subdivisions, West Tripura District, Sadar subdivision, West Bengal, Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar districts.
Estimated Population 689,639 (2001, Census of India)
Environment Highland / Valley / Forest
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Hunter
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Garo
Classification:
Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Jingpho-Konyak-Bodo, Konyak-Bodo-Garo, Bodo-Garo, Garo
Alternate names: Garrow, Mande
Dialects: A'beng (A'bengya, Am'beng), A'chick (A'chik), A'we, Chisak, Dacca, Ganching, Kamrup, Matchi
Website URLs Ethnologue Garo a language of India
Census of India
West Garo Hills - Garo People
Garo Tribes in India
Indigenous People of Bangladesh Garo
NGOs

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