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Kalmyk American

Kalmyk Americans
Total population
3,000
Regions with significant populations
New Jersey
Languages
American English, Kalmyk Oirat, Russian
Religion
Tibetan Buddhism, Tengrism

Kalmyk Americans[1] are Americans of Kalmyk descent. These people originated in Dzungaria (located in contemporary China), but moved to Russia in the 16th century where they were assimilated. In 2000, their number in New Jersey numbered about 3,000.[2]

References

  1. ^ Kalmyk American Society. February 4, 2007
  2. ^ Sanderson, Sagan T. "Kalmyk". "The Encyclopedia of New Jersey",  

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