South Asian Peoples
The Pahari languages are a geographic group of Indic languages spoken in the lower ranges of the Himalayas, from Nepal in the east to the Indian states of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir in the west. Nepali is the most widely spoken Pahari language. The Nepali-Pahari people cluster encompasses the large Nepalese people groups along with numerous Pahari-speaking peoples, a majority of whom practice Hinduism.
Peoples within this cluster:
Anwal; Balmiki (Pahari); Bandhi Nagalu; Bania, Pahari; Bankariya; Banpar; Bansi; Barar; Bhat, Pahari; Bote-Majhi; Brahman, Kumaoni; Brahman, Marwadi; Brahman, Nepali; Chamar (Bilaspuri); Chamar (Pahari); Chantyal; Chhetri; Chura; Churaute; Dagi; Damai; Danuwar Rai; Dhaki; Gaine; Gorkha; Hali; Hayu; Hesi; Jain, Nepali; Jaunsari; Kami; Khas; Kumhali; Kusunda; Lahaula; Lohar, Pahari; Majhi; Majhi (Nepali); Naar; Nepalese; Newar; Nichar; Pahari; Palpa Pahari; Pangwala; Rai; Rajput, Kangri; Rajput, Pahari; Rathi; Sanyasi; Sarki; Sauria Paharia; Silpkar, Hindu; Sondhia; Sonha; Surel; Tajpuriya; Tamang, Eastern; Thakali; Thakuri; Tharu, Chitwan; Tharu, Dangaura; Thavi; Tokpegola; Vayu
Countries where they are found:
Bangladesh; Bhutan; Brunei; Canada; Germany; India; Malaysia; Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan; Portugal; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Spain; Thailand; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States
Unreached people groups:
Number of countries: