The Evenks (an aa spelled Ewenki or Evenki) (autonym: Эвэнкил Evenkil; Roushie: Эвенки Evenki; Cheenese: 鄂温克族 [Èwēnkè Zú] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help); umwhile kent as Tungus or Tunguz; Mongolie: Хамниган Khamnigan) are a Tungusic fowk o Northren Asie. In Roushie, the Evenks are recognised as ane o the Indigenous fowks o the Roushie North, wi a population o 35,527 (2002 Census). Accordin tae the 2010 census, thare war 37,843 Evenks in Roushie. In Cheenae, the Evenki form ane o the 56 ethnic groups offeecially recognised bi the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae, wi a population o 30,875, as per the 2010 Census. Thare are an aa 535 Mongolised Evenki in Mongolie, referred tae as Khamnigan.

Evenk family in the early 1900s.jpg
Regions wi signeeficant populations
Evenki, Roushie, Cheenese
Shamanism, Orthodox Christianity, Tibetan Buddhism[3][4][5]
Relatit ethnic groups
Evens, Manchus, Oroqens, Oroch


  1. Ethnic groups in Russia, 2010 census, Rosstat. Retrieved 15 February 2012 (in Roushie)
  2. "About number and composition population of Ukraine by data All-Ukrainian census of the population 2001". Ukraine Census 2001. State Statistics Committee of Ukraine. Archived frae the original on 17 December 2011. Retrieved 17 Januar 2012. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  3. Ewenki, Solon — Asia Harvest
  4. Ewenki, Tungus — Asia Harvest
  5. Шубин А. Ц. Краткий очерк этнической истории эвенков Забайкалья (XVIII-XX век). Улан-Удэ: Бурят. кн. изд-во, 1973. С. 64, 65 (in Roushie)