Khoid

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Khoid
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Mongol states, XIV-XVII : 1. Mongolian Khaganate 2. Oirat Khanate 3. Moghulistan 4. Kara Del
Regions with significant populations
 Mongolia 5 000[1]
 China 15 000
 Kalmykia a few thousands?
Languages
Oirat dialect
Religion
Tibetan Buddhism, Shamanism, Atheism
Related ethnic groups
Mongols, especially Oirats

The Khoid or Khoit (Northern ones/people) people are an Oirat subgroup of the Choros clan. Once one of largest tribes of the Oirats, an unknown number were killed by the Qing dynasty Manchu army during the fall of the Dzungar Khanate between 1755-1758.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Хойты census of 1999.