Rongpo language

Native to India
Native speakers
7,500 (2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 rnp
Glottolog rong1264[2]

Rongpo (Rangpo) is a West Himalayish language spoken in India.

Geographical distribution

Rongpo is spoken in the following locations of Uttarakhand, India (Ethnologue).

The Marchha dialect is spoken in Mana and Niti valleys. There are a few Tolchha dialect speakers in Niti valley.


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

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