The Manchus[note 1] (Manchu: ᠮᠠᠨᠵᡠ; Möllendorff: manju; simplifeed Cheenese: 满族; traditeeonal Cheenese: 滿族; pinyin: Mǎnzú; Wade–Giles: Man3-tsu2) are members o an indigenous fowk o Manchurie[12] forby kent as reid tasseled Manchus (Manchu: ᡶᡠᠯᡤᡳᠶᠠᠨ
; Möllendorff: fulgiyan sorson manju; 红缨满洲) acause o thair tradeetional hat ornaments.[13][14] Manchus are the lairgest branch o the Tungusic fowks an are chiefly distributit throughoot Cheenae, formin the fowert lairgest ethnic group an the third lairgest ethnic minority group in that kintra.[1] Thay can be foond in 31 Cheenese provincial regions. It is forby the lairgest minority group in Cheenae wioot an autonomous region. Amang them, Liaoning haes the lairgest population an Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Inner Mongolia an Beijing haes ower 100,000 Manchu residents. Aboot hauf o the population live in Liaoning province an ane-fift in Hebei province. Thare are a nummer o Manchu autonomous coonties in Cheenae, such as Xinbin, Xiuyan, Qinglong, Fengning, Yitong, Qingyuan, Weichang, Kuancheng, Benxi, Kuandian, Huanren, Fengcheng, Beizhen[note 2] an oweer 300 Manchu touns an tounships.[16]

Tot population
0.15% o global human population
0.77% o Cheenae's population
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Fowkrepublic o Cheenae10,410,585[1]
 Hong Kong>288[2]
Staundart Cheenese, Manchu
Maistly non-releegious. Manchu shamanism, Buddhism, Cheenese folk releegion; Christian minority.[4]
Relatit ethnic groups
Evenks, Nanai, Oroqen, Udege, Xibe
an ither Tungusic fowks


  1. forby kent as Man,[5] Bannermen,[6][7] Banner people,[8] Tartars,[9] reod tasseled Mongols (红缨蒙古),[10] the Mongols o wearin reid tassels (戴红缨的蒙古人)[11] an the Tartars o wearin reid tassels (戴红缨达子)[11]
  2. Fengcheng an Beizhen are ceeties but treatit as Manchu autonomous coonties.[15]


  1. a b c 中国2010年人口普查资料 上中下 (the Data of 2010 China Population Census). China Statistics Press. 2012. ISBN 9787503765070.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. 《我所认识的香港民族问题》,刊载于《民族团结》1996年第8期 (The Problem of the Ethnicities of Hong Kong I Acknowledged, Ethnic Unity, the 8 Edition, 1996)
  3. "Manchusoc:The Origins of Manchu People in Taiwan (traditional Chinese)". Archived frae the original on 27 Juin 2019. Retrieved 29 Januar 2014.
  4. the Gospel Need of Manchu People (simplified Chinese)[deid airtin]
  5. Manchu (people) on Encyclopædia Britannica
  6. Elliott 2001, pp. 13–15
  7. ZDIC:The Meaning of 旗人 (Bannerman) in Dictionary (simplified Chinese)
  8. Elliott 2001, p. 15
  9. Elliott 2001, p. 98
  10. Various authors 2008, p. 258 (Shizu period)
  11. a b Uyun Bilig: The Files of Chahar and Ligdan Khan in Ming Dynasty (simplified Chinese)
  12. Merriam-Webster, Inc 2003, p. 754
  13. Zheng 2009, p. 79
  14. Vollmer 2002, p. 76
  15. Writing Group of Manchu Brief History 2009, p. 207
  16. Writing Group of Manchu Brief History 2009, pp. 206–207