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Manchu (Manju, Man)
Total population

approx. 10.68 million (2000) [1]

Regions with significant populations
 China (Heilongjiang · Jilin · Liaoning)
There may also be members in Taiwan, United States, Canada and Japan.
Manchu · Mandarin Chinese
Buddhism, Christianity and other religions
Related ethnic groups
Xibe, other Tungusic peoples

The Manchu people[1] are a Tungusic people who came from Manchuria (today's Northeastern China). During their rise in the seventeenth century they conquered the Ming Dynasty and founded the Qing Dynasty, which ruled China until the Xinhai Revolution in 1911, which established a republican government in its place.

The Manchu have largely assimilated with the Han Chinese.

Other websites


  1. Manchu: Manju.svg Manju; simplified Chinese: 满族; traditional Chinese: 滿族; pinyin: Mǎnzú, Mongolian: Манж