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Dongxiang

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The Dongxiang people (Chinese: 东乡族; pinyin: Dōngxiāngz) are an ethnic group closely related to the Mongolians. They form one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the People's Republic of China.

Most of the Dongxiang live in the Linxia Hui (临夏回族 : Lnxi Huz) Autonomous Prefecture, and surrounding areas, of Gansu Province in northwestern China. Their language, also referred to as Dongxiang, is one of the Mongolian Altaic languages. According to the 1990 census, their population numbers 373,872.

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Chinese ethnic groups (classification by PRC government)

Achang - Bai - Blang - Bonan - Buyei - Chosen - Dai - Daur - De'ang - Derung - Dong - Dongxiang - Ewenki - Gaoshan - Gelao - Gin - Han - Hani - Hezhen - Hui - Jingpo - Jino - Kazak - Kirgiz - Lahu - Lhoba - Li - Lisu - Man - Maonan - Miao - Monba - Mongol - Mulao - Naxi - Nu - Oroqen - Pumi - Qiang - Russ - Salar - She - Sui - Tajik - Tatar - Tu - Tujia - Uygur - Uzbek - Va - Xibe - Yao - Yi - Yugur - Zang - Zhuang

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