Sherpa (Tibetan: "eastren fowk", frae shar "east" + pa "fowk") are an ethnic group frae the maist moontainous region o Nepal, heich in the Himalayas.[1]

Sherpa
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Sherpa faimily wi tradeetional Sherpa claedin
Tot population
152,000 estimatit
Regions wi signeeficant populations
Nepal, Cheenae (Tibet), Bhutan, Indie
Leids
Sherpa, Nepali
Releegion
Predominantly Tibetan Buddhism (93%) an Minority: Hinduism, Bön, Christianity
Relatit ethnic groups
Tibetans, Jirels

ReferencesEedit

  1. Sherpa, Lhakpa Norbu (2008). Through A Sherpa Window: Illustrated Guide to Traditional Sherpa Culture. Jyatha, Thamel: Vajra Publications. p. 2. ISBN 9789937506205.