Khoirao language

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Thangal Naga
RegionManipur, Assam
Native speakers
24,000 (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3nki

Khoirao also known as Thangal is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in India.

Geographical distribution[edit]

Khoirao is spoken in the East and West Sadar hills subdivisions, Senapati district, northern Manipur, in the villages of Mapao Thangal, Thangal Surung, Makeng Thangal, Tumnoupokpi, Yaikangpou, Tikhulen, Ningthoubam, Mayangkhang, and Angkailongdi. Most villages located are east of the Barak valley.


  1. ^ Khoirao at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Thangal Naga". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.