Bengali Americans

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Bengali Americans
Total population
Regions with significant populations
New York City[1]
American English, Bengali
Hinduism, Atheism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism

Bengali Americans (Bengali: বাঙ্গালী মার্কিন Bangali Markin) are Americans of Bengali ethnic, cultural and linguistic heritage and identity. They trace their ancestry to the historic ethno-linguistic region of Bengal in South Asia (now divided between India and Bangladesh).

Bengali Americans may refer to-


  1. ^ "More Foreign-Born Immigrants Live In NYC Than There Are People In Chicago". Huffington Post. 19 December 2013. Retrieved 25 February 2015. Over 40 percent of the United States' Bengali population lives in New York City.