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 (Northern ones/people) people are an Oirat subgroup of the Choros origin. They were one of largest tribes of the Western Mongols but many (ten thousands?) of the Khoids were killed by the Manchu army during the fall of the Zunghar Khanate (1755-1758).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Хойты census of 1999.