Chaudangsi language

Region Uttarakhand
Native speakers
1,800 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 cdn
Glottolog chau1259[2]

Chaudangsi is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Geographical distribution

Chaudangsi is spoken on the western banks of the Kali River, facing the Nepal border along Mahakali valley. This area is located in Darchula and Munsyari tahsils, Pithoragarh district, Uttarakhand, India (Ethnologue). Villages include Panggu, Rongto, Rimzhim, Waiku, Monggong, Chilla, Song, Sosa, Sirdang, Sirkha, Rung, Zipti, Gala, Tangkul, and Syang Khola (Ethnologue).


  1. Chaudangsi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Chaudangsi". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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