Ranglong language

Native to India
Region Tripura, Assam, Mizoram
Native speakers
8,000 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 rnl
Glottolog rang1267[2]

Ranglong is an unclassified Sino-Tibetan (possibly Kukish) language of Burma. It is also recorded as Langrong by UNESCO and declared as critically endangered language. It is spoken in Seisimdung, Noagang, Zoitang, Lungkam, Vomthat, Rothabil, Laikhuo Sorospur, Thumsip, Balidung, Ru-at, Saitha, Zarollian, villages in Tripura, Nurka, Langkhanphong, Pipla, Zairal, Sobiri, Jugucherra, Salganga, Kaisanary villages as well as in Assam and Luimawi village in Mizoram. The Ranglong people are the most pathetic ethnic tribes living in a compact geographical area however divided by three different states.


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

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