Olots

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Olots
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Image showing the location of the Olots
Regions with significant populations
 Mongolia 15 520 (2010)
 China a few thousands
Languages
Oirat
Religion
Tibetan Buddhism, Shamanism
Related ethnic groups
Mongols, especially Oirats

The Olot people (Mongolian: Өөлд/Ööld, English: Eleut) are a Oirat sub-ethnic group of the Choros origin. They were one of the strongest tribes of the Oirats. Today, Mongolian Olots live in Erdenebüren and Ölziit sums. There are a few Olots in Hulunbuir region and 40,000? Olots in Xinjiang province of China. Ölziit Olots absorbed into the Khalkha Mongols and Erdenebüren Olots (3,000 people) retained their Oirat heritage.

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