8,600 in India. Population total all countries: 9,900.
Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang district. Also in China (Cuona Monba).
Vigorous. Home, village, religion. Positive attitudes. Also use Hindi [hin].
Glossonym: Tawan Monba in Tibet. Monpa (Moinba), ‘man of the lower country’, refers to several ethnically related peoples, which may not be related linguistically. Buddhist.