Raglai people

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Raglai
Total population
( Vietnam 122,245 (2009)[1])
Regions with significant populations
Khánh Hòa Province, Ninh Thuận Province, Bình Thuận Province
Languages
Raglai, Vietnamese

The Raglai (or Rai, Trong Giai, La Vang) are an ethnic group of Vietnam. They are related to the Cham, with a population of approximately 97,000. Most Raglai live in Khánh Hòa Province of Vietnam's South Central Coast, and Ninh Thuận Province in the Southeast region of Vietnam.

The Raglai speak a language in the Malayo-Polynesian language family.

They sing Akha Jukha, play Saraken and Chapi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 2009 Vietnam Population and Housing Census: Completed Results". General Statistics Office of Vietnam: Central Population and Housing Census Steering Committee. June 2010. p. 134. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  • Hải Liên. 2002. Trang phục cố truyền Raglai. Hanoi: Nhà xuất bản Đại Học Quốc Gia Hà nội.
  • Nguyễn Hữu Bài, et. al. 2014. Văn hóa dân gian Raglai ở Khanh Hòa. Hồ Chí Minh City: Nhà xuất bản văn hóa - văn nghệ. ISBN 978-604-68-1078-0