Maragang

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Maragang people
Kimaragang / Garo
Total population
10,000 (1987)
Regions with significant populations
 Malaysia: 2,500[1]
Languages
Maragang, Kota Marudu Talantang and Malaysian.
Religion
Christianity (predominantly), Islam
Related ethnic groups
Kadazan-Dusun

The Maragang or Kimaragang people are an indigenous ethnic group residing in Sabah, eastern Malaysia on the island of Borneo. They reside in the Kota Marudu and Pitas districts of Kudat Division. Their population was estimated at 10,000 in the year 1987. They are considered a sub-group of the Kadazan-Dusun, as their language (ISO 639-3 kqr) belongs to the Dusunic branch of the Austronesian language family. They are primarily farmers, raising paddy rice, cocoa, and cash crops.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Garo, Kimaragang in Malaysia". Joshua Project. Retrieved 27 August 2015.