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Dzongkha
Indigenous Group Dzongkha (Also known as: Jonkha, Bhotia of Bhutan, Zongkhar, Drukke, Drukha, Bhutanese)
Location Nepal, Sagarmatha Zone, Northern Khotang District, hills near the valley of Rawakhola valley, Baksila, Saptesvara abutting Rava and tap rivers.
Estimated Population 9 (2001, SIL International)
Environment Highland
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Traders
Level of Assimilation not found
Language Family Dzongkha
Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Himalayish, Tibeto-Kanauri, Tibetic, Tibetan, Southern
Alternate Names: Jonkha, Bhotia of Bhutan, Zongkhar, Drukke, Drukha, Bhutanese

Website URLs Ethnologue: Dzongkha, A language of Nepal
Himalayan Languages Project
National Languages without speakers
NGOs Linguistic Society of Nepal

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