Khoid

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Khoid
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
other Mongols, especially other Oirats

The Khoid or Khoit (Northern ones/people) people are an Oirat subgroup of the Choros clan. Once one of largest tribes of the Western Mongols, 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.