People in Himalayas

Posted on the 14 November 2019 by Pursso1 @pursso123
The population of Nepal consists of more than two million tribes living in different regions, dressed in different costumes and speaking different languages ​​and dialects. Sherpas live mainly in the mountains of eastern and central Nepal, in particular in the Solu Khumbu region. Sherpas are probably the most famous Nepalese ethnic group. Originally from Tibet, they first settled about 500 years ago. Sherpas, also known as “snow tigers,” live in the Himalayas at an altitude of 4570 m above sea level.
Bahuns and Chhetri are the two highest castes; and live all over the kingdom. The offspring of Bahunian men and mountain women were considered Chhetri, and a number of high-status families from other mountain groups also adopted Chhetri status, although some are of Mongoloid origin. All Bahunas and Chetri are Hindus. Newars also make up an important ethnic group in the capital. Newaris Kathmandu Valley is a good example of the result of our Himalayan smelter. Gurung and Magars live mainly in the west and on the southern slopes of the Annapurna, Himalchuli and Ganesh Himal mountains. Magars and gurus are often found as soldiers in the famous regiments of the Gurkhas.
Rais, Limbus and Sunuwars inhabit the slopes and valleys of the eastern middle hills, and many migrated to eastern Terai. Tamangi is one of the largest Tibetan-Burmese ethnic groups in Nepal. About half of the Himalayan zone of Nepal is inhabited by tamangs.
Many tamangas were influenced by both Western and Newari styles. Traditionally, women wear a colorful wrap skirt, blouse, jacket and scarf. In important cases, they wear thick gold or copper ears and nasal rings with semiprecious stones. Men wear loincloths or Newari traditional trousers, short-sleeved jackets and tops. Both men and women wear several meters of fabric wrapped around their waist.
Thakali live mainly in the Kali Gandaki Valley in central Nepal and are Tibetan Burmese who became entrepreneurs of Nepal. Originally Buddhist, many pragmatic thakali have now adopted Hinduism. The actual amount of Thakalis is very small.
Tarus, Yadavas, Satars, Rajvanshi and Dhimali are distributed mainly in the Terai region. Tarusi is one of the largest ethical groups in Nepal.

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