The Buryats (Buryat: Буряад, Buryaad; Mongolie: Буриад/ᠪᠣᠷᠢᠶᠠᠳ/Buriad), nummerin approximately 500,000, are the lairgest indigenous group in Siberie, mainly concentratit in thair hameland, the Buryat Republic, a federal subject o Roushie. Thay are the major northren subgroup o the Mongols.[4]

Tot population
c. 500,000
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Unitit States~ 5000
Buryat, Mongolian, Roushie, Chinese
Tibetan Buddhism ("Lamaism"), Orthodox Christianity, Shamanism
Relatit ethnic groups
Mongols (Barga, Khalkha, Oirats, Khamnigans), Tuvans, Yakuts, Manchu, Khakas, Altay people


  1. Ethnic groups in Russia, 2010 census, Rosstat. Retrieved 15 February 2012 (in Roushie)
  2. National Census 2010 Archived September 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. China Radio International, 2006
  4. The New Encyclopædia Britannica, 15th Edition. (1977). Vol. II, p. 396. ISBN 0-85229-315-1.