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The Karbi, mentioned as the Mikir in the Constitution Order of the Government of India, constitute an important ethnic group in the hill areas of Assam. They do not call themselves Mikir rather Karbi, and sometimes Arleng, which literally means a man. Presently they inhabit the Karbi Anglong district and some Karbi inhabited pockets are found in the North Cachar Hills, Kamrup, Morigaon, Nagaon and Sonitpur districts of Assam. Karbi communities are also found in the balijan circle of Papumpare district in Arunachal Pradesh, Jaintia, and East Khasi Hills districts of Meghalaya as well as the foothills around Dimapur District in Nagaland. Assam (Assamese: অসম Ôxôm) is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Dispur. ... Karbi Anglong is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ... North Cachar Hills is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ... Kamrup was the mighty Kingdom ruled by Narayana Dynasty before the British broke the Kingdom into two big districts. ... Marigaon is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ... Nagaon is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ... Sonitpur is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ... Assam (Assamese: অসম Ôxôm) is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Dispur. ... Papum Pare is an administrative district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. ... Arunachal Pradesh (अरुणाचल प्रदेश) is a region administered by India as a state. ... Meghalaya (मेघालय in Devanāgarī) is a small state in north-eastern India. ... Dimapur is a district of Nagaland state in India Categories: | ... Nagaland (Hindi: नागालैंड) is the farthest-lying state in northeast India. ...


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Tribes of Arunachal Pradesh
Major Tribes
Adi - Mishmi
Standard Tribes
Aiton - Aka - Apa Tani - Ashing - Bori - Chikum Dui - Chugpa - Deori - Digaru - Gallong - Hill Miri - Khamba - Khampti - Khamyang - Khowa - Lhoba - Lishipa - Lisu - Padum - Palibo - Phake - Memba - Monpa - Miji - Mikir - Minyong - Miju - Mishing - Nishi - Nocte - Nga - Ran - Sherdukpen - Shyam - Singpho - Sulung - Takpa - Tangsa - Turung - Tutsa - Wancho - Zekhring

 
 

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