Indigenous Group Manangba (Also Known As: Manang Bas, Nyishangba, Nyi-Shang, Manang, Manangi, Manangpa, Manangbolt, Neshyang, Nesyangba, Nyeshang)
Location Nepal, Gandaki Zone, Manang (Nyi-Shang) District, Nyeshang area, 7 villages, Upper Marsyangdi River.
Estimated Population 3,736 (1988, SIL)
Environment Mountain / Highland / Valley / Forest
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Trade / Tourism / Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Manangba
Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Himalayish, Tibeto-Kanauri, Tibetic, Tamangic
Alternate Names: Manang, Manangi, Nyeshang, Nyishang, Northern Gurung, Manangbolt, Manangbhot, Nyeshangba
Dialects: Prakaa
Website URLs Ethnologue: Manangba, A Language of Nepal
Tibetan Border Worlds – A Geo-historical Analysis of Trade and Travels
Welcome Nepal
Ethno-Medicinal Plants Used By The People Of The Manang District, Central Nepal
Map of Indian Subcontinent Languages
Manangi People Of Nepal
Visit Nepal – Manang Bas
Tilicho Medical Research Expedition
Annapurna Conservation Area Project
Nepal Himalayas – Manang Valley
UNDP in Nepal
King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation (KMTNC)
NGOs UNDP in Nepal
National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC)
Tilicho Medical Research Expedition
Manang Youth Society (MYS)