Hakka (Kèjiārén 客家人)

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The Hakka are an ethnolinguistic minority group. About 40 million live in China, mostly in the south, but it is thought that even larger Hakka populations exist outside China than within the country, in Malaysia, Australia, Canada, and the United States. They are known for their ethnic solidarity; the government considers them a part of the Han majority.

The Hakka are a Chinese ethnolinguistic minority group. The word Hakka means “guest….

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By | 2014-12-16T16:54:09+00:00 January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Community, Society and Social Welfare|Comments Off on Hakka (Kèjiārén 客家人)

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