Ladakhis

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Ladakhis
ལ་དྭགས་སྐད
Ladakhi old man.jpg
Ladakhi man at Shey Monastery, Leh
Regions with significant populations
India (Ladakh)274,289 (2011)*
Pakistan (Baltistan)~10,000 [1]
Languages
Ladakhi language
Religion
Buddhism symbol.PNG Buddhism
Om.svg Hinduism
Star and Crescent.svg Shia Islam
Related ethnic groups
Tibetan people, Balti people, East Asian people

Ladakhis or Ladakhi people are an ethnic group and first-language speakers of the Ladakhi language living in the Ladakh region in the northernmost part of India.[2] and also in a few villages in baltistan region of Pakistan.[3]

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  1. ^ "Makhmi in Pakistan".
  2. ^ Singh, Mugdha; Sarkar, Anujit; Kumar, Devinder; Nandineni, Madhusudan R. (6 February 2020). "The genetic affinities of Gujjar and Ladakhi populations of India". Scientific Reports. 10 (1): 2055. Bibcode:2020NatSR..10.2055S. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-59061-9. ISSN 2045-2322. PMC 7005309. PMID 32029844.
  3. ^ Project, Joshua. "Makhmi in Pakistan". joshuaproject.net. Retrieved 18 April 2022.