Derung people

The alteration (also Drung; own name in IPA: [ tɯɹɯŋ ] ;独龙族Chinese, Pinyin Dúlóngzú ) are the fourth-smallest of the 55 officially recognized national minorities of the People's Republic of China. According to the last census in 2010, they include 6,930 people. They live mainly in the Autonomous District Gongshan the alteration and Nu, who is in the Nujiang Lisu Autonomous County in northwestern Yunnan Province.


The language of the alteration is one of the nungischen languages ​​and is also a part of Nu, who live in the same area, spoken.