Tungusic People

Tungusic People

About Tungusic People

Tungusic peoples are the peoples who speak Tungusic languages. The word originated in Tunguska, an ill-defined region of Siberia. Tungusic peoples are: The largest of the Tungusic peoples are the Manchu who number around 10,000,000. They are originally from Manchuria, which is now Northeast China but following their conquest of China in the 17th century, they have been almost totally assimilated into the main Han Chinese population of China. This process accelerated especially during the 20th century. The non-assimilated culture and language is still present in parts of northern China. Evenks live in the Evenk Autonomous Okrug of Russia. Udege (Udegyaycy in Russian; ethnonym: udee and udehe, or udee and udehe correspondingly) are a people who live in the Primorsky Krai and Khabarovsk Krai regions, also in Russia. 2_3% of them are of Mitochondrial DNA haplogroup Y origin.

Contributions by JorisvS, Gringo300, and Hmains.