Tamang
तामाङ, རྟ་དམག་ / རྟ་མང་
Country Nepal
India
Bhutan
Ethnicity Tamang
Speakers
1.35 million in Nepal (2011 census)
20,154 in India (2011 census)
Family
Writing
Tibetan script, Devanagari
AreaBagmati zone, west Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Dhading; Gandaki zone, parts of Gorkha District; districts west and possibly southwest, central mountainous strip. Migrations to the Terai.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 Variously:
taj – Eastern Tamang
tdg – Western Tamang
tmk – Northwestern Tamang (not distinct)
tge – Eastern Gorkha Tamang
Glottolog nucl1729
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