Manggarai people

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Manggarai people
COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Manggarai-familie van een schoolonderwijzer van een desa TMnr 10005938.jpg
A Manggarai family.
Total population
500,000[1]
Regions with significant populations
Flores Island, East Nusa Tenggara
Languages
Manggarai language
Religion
Christianity
Related ethnic groups
Lamaholot people

The Manggarai are an ethnic group found in western Flores in Indonesia. The language spoken throughout the region is called Tombo Manggarai, a language with around 43 sub-dialects and it is a language that is very distinct from the languages of ethnic groups to the east and from Indonesian.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9050522/Manggarai
  2. ^ - Ethnologue: Manggarai

External links[edit]

Media related to Manggarai Regency at Wikimedia Commons