Danu people

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Danu
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Danu dance troup, Pindaya.jpg
A troupe of Danu dancing girls in Pindaya (c. 1906)
Regions with significant populations
Around Pindaya Caves, Shan State, Burma
Languages
Danu language, Burmese
Religion
Theravada Buddhism
Related ethnic groups
Bamar, Arakanese, Intha

The Danu people are a government-recognized [1] ethnic group in Burma, predominantly populating the areas near Pindaya Caves, in Shan State. They speak the Danu language.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Composition of the Different ethnic groups from the Embassy of Myanmar
  2. ^ Danu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)