Cho Ro people

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Chơ Ro
Total population
 Vietnam 26,855[1]
Regions with significant populations

Vietnam : Đồng Nai, Bình Dương, Bình Phước,

Bình Thuận, Lâm Đồng, Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu
Languages
Vietnamese, Chrau
Religion
Traditional religion, Theravada Buddhism

The Chơ Ro (or Chau Ro, Do Ro; Vietnamese: người Chơ Ro) are a Mon–Khmer people in Vietnam. Most Chơ Ro live in the Đồng Nai, Bình Dương, Bình Phước, Bình Thuận, Lâm Đồng, and Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu provinces. The population was 22,567 in 1999.

Their New Year Festival (Cho Ro language: Yang Pa) has the purpose of worshipping their Rice God.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 2009 Vietnam Population and Housing Census: Completed Results". General Statistics Office of Vietnam: Central Population and Housing Census Steering Committee. June 2010. p. 135. Retrieved 26 November 2013.