TAUNGYO

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Taungyo, Dawe o Taru (တောင်ရိုး လူမျိုး)

Name: Tan Nu

Age: 14

From: Taung Lay

Job: Tea farmer

 

Population: approx 41.000

Religion: Buddhism

History: They come from Mongolia and it is not known certainly when they arrived to Myanmar. They are part of the Tibeto-Burman family, a subgroup of the Bamar.

Their language is a little bit different to Burmese but with a strong accent. They are fishermen and farmers.

You can find them mostly at Southeast of Shan State.