55 Ethnic Minorities in China

Each of the minority ethnic groups has a distinctive and different character. The following are the 55 ethnic minorities listed in the alphabetical order:


one of the earliest people in yunnan famous for being good at growing rice and forging iron weapons such as cutting tools ........

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the masters of artistic creativity and favor white clothes and decorations creative in architecture, painting, music, sculpture ........

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live in yunnan province mainly practice agriculture good at planting tea trees and early rice do many artistic practices such as ........

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live in southwest of gansu province mainly engage in handicraft industry believe in islam play traditional woodwind or stringed ........

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inhabit in guizhou province as early as in the stone age advanced in agriculture and forestry good at brocade and embroidery ........

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dwell mainly in northeastern part of china their ancestors are the immigrants from the korean peninsula have similar festivals ........

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distribute in southern part of yunnan province a versatile nation who has made certain achievement in music believe in ........

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a considerably smaller minority who said to be the descendants of khitan tribe in liao dynasty lay stress upon etiquette have ........

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a small minority distributed in yunnan province they are skilled craftsman, and have profound tea culture rice, wheat, corn ........

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living in the border regions between hunan, hubei and guizhou provinces skilled in handcrafts rice, millet, wheat sorghum are ........

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mainly inhabit in gansu province, with farming and stocking as their mode of production believe in islam enjoy drinking tea ........

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one of the smallest minority groups in china believing that there are spirits who control everything have two meals a day ........

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mostly live in the inner mongolia autonomous region good at singing and dancing, horse-racing and wrestling believe that ........

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most live on taiwan island like singing ballads and telling tales have rituals for daily activities, such as sowing, harvesting ........

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an old ethnic minority good at the refinement of forging, blacksmith and stonecutting believe in the bless from many gods ........

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most live in guangxi zhuang autonomous region make a living on farming and fishing most believe in taoism seafood and ........

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mainly inhabit within the reaches of yuan and lantsang rivers have interesting marriage custom believe in the great influence ........

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the smallest minority in china believe in shamanism and all have spirits and worship as many gods fish is their staple food ........

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believe in islamism the religious thoughts play important role in their daily life their life style is very different from other ........

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mainly distribute in yunnan province skilled at carving, painting, weaving and embroidering believe everything has a soul ........

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live mainly in yunnan province an old minority who believe in animism rice and corn are their staple food the iron forging ........

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mainly dwell in xinjiang, gansu and qinghai love music and have many unique musical instruments such as dongbula believe ........

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most live in xinjiang adept at literature, music, sports and handicrafts do animal husbandry some of them believe in islam ........

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most are scattered around the lancangjiang lahu autonomous county believe in mahayana regard black as the most beautiful ........

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mainly live in middle and southern part of hainan province favorite corn, rice and sweet potatoes depend on agriculture ........

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most live in yunnan and sichuan provinces mainly live on corn and buckwheat created their own calendar composed of ........

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dwell at the foot of himalayas, and make a living by doing agriculture and hunting have unique food custom, and corn ........

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originated from the jurchen tribes have a long history and brilliant culture the creator of jin and qing dynasties has made ........

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mainly distribute in huanjiang county in guangxi province live on agriculture and handicraft industry rice and corn are their ........

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has a relatively larger popular compared with other minorities in china skillful in handicrafts such as paper-cutting, ........

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mainly distribute in tibet and has a long history their staple food are corn, rice and buckwheat adept in weaving with ........

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primarily live in inner mongolia the minority on the horseback the staple food is meat and milk the greatest festival is........

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a smaller minority group dwelling mainly in guangxi province believe in natural spirits adept at pottery making and iron ........

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mainly live in yunnan, sichuan and tibet the major production activities are handicrafts, stock breeding and farming most ........

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most live in the southwest of yunnan province believe everything has spirit and some believe in christianity and lamaism ........

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dwell mainly in inner mongolia and heilongjiang province good at hunting and making wares with iron, wood and bone ........

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live on agriculture and livestock believe life is influenced by gods and ancestors celebrate spring festival, pure brightness ........

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mainly live in aba tibetan autonomous prefecture in sichuan province their staple foods are beef, mutton, chicken, fish, ........

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derived from russian immigrates in 18th century most live in xinjiang uygur autonomous region celebrate christmas day ........

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mainly live in qinghai, gansu and xinjiang provinces make a living by engaging in horticulture, handicrafts and agriculture ........

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most live in fujian and zhejiang provinces believe in the influence of ancestors and totems the staple foods are corn, ........

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mainly distribute in guizhou province have their own language good at stone-carving, paper-cuts, silver jewelry making ........

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have splendid culture and long history live on agriculture and stock husbandry believe in islam and lay stress upon etiquette ........

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mainly live in xinjiang uygur autonomous region have their own language follow islam depend on agriculture, stock ........

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mainly distribute in qinghai and gansu provinces practice animism and taoism live on agriculture, stock husbandry and ........

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distribute widely in hunan, hubei, guizhou and sichuan provinces believe in the great influence of gods and ancestors live ........

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mainly live in xinjiang uygur autonomous regions believe in islam their unique staple foods are nang, zhuafan and noodles ........

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mainly live in xinjiang uygur autonomous regions believe in islam, and depend on stock breeding and handicrafts industries ........

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mainly live in yunnan province make a living by doing agriculture some believe in buddhism and christianity rice is their ........

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distribute in jilin, liaoning and xinjiang uygur autonomous region live on stock husbandry and agriculture wheat flour, rice ........

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distribute widely in the mountainous areas in south of china corn, rice and potatoes are their staple food and they like ........

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widely live in yunnan, guizhou, sichuan and guangxi provinces have a long history and splendid culture treasure various ........

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mainly live in gansu province the typical nomads live on stock breeding believe in lamaism preserve many traditional ........

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most live in the tibetan autonomous region believe in tibetan buddhism (also called lamaism) tsamba, butter tea, mutton ........

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the largest minority group in china mainly living in guangxi zhuang autonomous region has a long history and splendid ........

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