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Khitan people

nomadic people originally from Mongolia and Manchuria

Khitan or Khitai were a nomadic people in northeastern Asia, from the fourth century, who lived in the region of Mongolia, northeastern China and Russian Far East. Khitans spoke the Khitan language, which is close to the Mongolic languages.

Khitan people
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Khitans
Regions with significant populations
northeastern Asia
Languages
Khitan language
Religion
Animist
Taoism
Buddhism
Islam
Related ethnic groups
Mongol people

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