Tibetans (Zang) (Xīzàngrén 西藏人)

Alicia CAMPI

A Tibetan man wearing a traditional fur hat.

Living in the highest mountainous region in the world, the Zang people of Tibet arrived from India over two thousand years ago. Numbering around 5.4 million people in the 2000 census, they are one of China’s fifty-five officially recognized ethnic minority groups.

The Zang ethnic minority of China, or Tibetans, mainly live in the Tibetan Autonomous Region and in Qinghai, Gansu, Sichuan and….

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