Where is Arakanese spoken?

Where is Arakanese spoken?

Arakanese is a Burmese language spoken in Rakhine state (ရခိုင်ပြည်နယ်), a region in the south west of Burma/Myanmar formerly known as Arakan, by about 2 million people, half of whom are native speakers.

Is Arakan part of Bangladesh?

Arakan is a coastal geographic region in Lower Burma. It comprises a long narrow strip of land along the eastern seaboard of the Bay of Bengal and stretches from the Naf River estuary on the border of the Chittagong Hills area (in Bangladesh) in the north to the Gwa River in the south.

How do you say hello in Rakhine?

The Rakhine greeting is Nay Kaung pha laa (“How are you?”), and “thank you” is Chyee zu thon ree.

How many ethnicities are there in Rakhine?

They possibly constitute 5.53% or more of Myanmar’s total population, but no accurate census figures exist. Rakhine people also live in the southeastern parts of Bangladesh, especially in Chittagong Division and Barisal Division….Rakhine people.

ရခိုင်လူမျိုး (Burmese)
India 50,000
Bangladesh 16,000
Arakanese, Burmese

What is Himalaya called in Myanmar?

The part of Himalayas present in Myanmar are called as Arakan Mountains…..

Was Myanmar part of Mughal empire?

Mughal rule was reduced to only a small area around Delhi, which passed under Maratha (1785) and then British (1803) control. The last Mughal, Bahādur Shah II (reigned 1837–57), was exiled to Yangon, Myanmar (Rangoon, Burma), by the British after his involvement with the Indian Mutiny of 1857–58.

How many Muslims are in Rakhine?

According to the 2014 Myanmar Census, Buddhists make up 63.3% of Rakhine State’s population, forming the largest religious community there. Minority religious communities include Christians (1.2%), Muslims (35.1%), Hindus (0.3%), and animists (0.1%) who collectively comprise the remainder of Rakhine State’s population.

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