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Sila

A language of Laos

ISO 639-3slt

Population  1,770 in Laos (1995 census). Population total all countries: 2,610.
Region  North central, north of Muong Hai. Also in Viet Nam.
Language map  Laos, reference number 56
Classification  Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Lolo-Burmese, Loloish, Southern, Akha, Hani
Comments  Traditional religion.

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Viet Nam

Language name   Sila
Population  840 in Viet Nam (1999 census).
Region  Lai Chau Province, Cú Dè Xù, Khá Pé. 3 villages: Ban Xeo Hai in Xa Can Ho, Xi Thao Chai of Pa Ha, Nam Xin of Muong Nhe.
Language map  Northwestern Viet Nam, reference number 76
Alternate names  Sida
Comments  An official ethnic community. They say they came from Laos. Traditional religion.
 
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