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  Achang Minority - Chinese Nationalities
Achang people have their own spoken language, which belongs to Tibetan-Burmese Austroasian of the Sino-Tibetan Phylum.
Situated on the southern tip of the Gaoligong Mountain, the area peopled by Achangs has a warm climate, vast fertile land and innumerable watercourses, which all give rise to the prosperity of agriculture.
The Achang are found in western edge of Yunnan Province along the Burma border.
www.paulnoll.com /China/Minorities/min-Achang.html   (196 words)

  
  Ethnic Groups - china.org.cn
Achang villages are connected by gravel paths or roads paved with stone slabs.
During the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368-1911), the Achangs were ruled by Achang hereditary chiefs appointed by -- and accountable to -- the imperial court.
Achangs were organized into the "gang" (township) and the "zuo" (district), through which the chiefs ruled them and levied tax upon them.
www.china.org.cn /e-groups/shaoshu/shao-2-achang.htm   (1156 words)

  
 Achang   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Achang number 27,700, of whom 27,600 are from Yunnan province, especially Dehong Autonomous Prefecture.
The Achang have their own spoken language, but there is no indigenous written language to accompany it.
[http://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/nationality/achang/] Speaking a distinct dialect, the Husa Achang (戶撒) living Longchuan County (also in Dehong) consider themselves to be distinct and filed an unsuccessful application in the 1950s as a separate nationality.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Achang.html   (180 words)

  
 China Ethnic Groups: Achang People   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Achang ethnic group has a population of 27,700, gathering mainly in Longchuan, Lianghe, Luxi and Ruili counties in Dehong Dai-Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture in south-western Yunnan Province.
Their "Achang knife" or "Husa knife", which is sharp, tensile, durable and tasteful, enjoys a high reputation among the people in the border areas of Yunnan.
The upper floor serves as a living space for the family while the ground floor is used as shelter for the livestock and a place to put firewood and farm implements.
www.muztagh.com /china-information/nationality/achang.htm   (719 words)

  
 Achang Ethnic Minority - China Style
The Achang ethnic group has a population of 27,700, gathering mainly in Longchuan, Lianghe, Luxi and Ruili counties in Dehong Dai-Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture in south-western Yunnan Province.
Their "Achang knife" or "Husa knife", which is sharp, tensile, durable and tasteful, enjoys a high reputation among the people in the border areas of Yunnan.
The upper floor serves as a living space for the family while the ground floor is used as shelter for the livestock and a place to put firewood and farm implements.
library.thinkquest.org /05aug/01780/chinese-ethnic-group/achang.htm   (1007 words)

  
 Achang People, Chinese Ethnic Minorities, China Nationality
With a population of 33,936 (in 2000), the Achang ethnic minority lives mainly in the Dehong Dai - Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture in Yunnan Province.
The Achang people are proud of their quality rice and can make many kinds of delicious food from it.
In the past, most of Achang people believed in Hinayana Buddhism, and they have their own customs to celebrate their festivals.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/nationality/achang   (337 words)

  
 China Source
Achangs have a spoken language of their own but through intermarriage also speak both the Dai and Han languages.
Achang hereditary chiefs appointed by and accountable to the imperial government ruled during the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368-1911).
The Achang are known for their elaborate patterns and detail, especially on furniture, buildings and Buddhist shrines on which they have etched vivid forms of animals and plants.
www.chsource.org /Achang.htm   (452 words)

  
 Resources on the Achang
Degree chu anape un, ja na lentah achang in ahi.
The Achang, also known as the Ngac'ang or Maingtha are an ethnic group.
Speaking a distinct dialect, the Husa Achang living Longchuan County (also in Dehong) consider themselves to be distinct and filed an unsuccessful application in the 1950s as a separate nationality.
www.mongabay.com /indigenous_ethnicities/asian/Achang.html   (513 words)

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