The Hani ( Akha also; own name: Haqniq ;哈尼族Chinese, Pinyin Hānízú ) are one of the 55 officially recognized minorities of the People's Republic of China.
According to the last census in 2010, they include 1,660,932 people. They live mainly in Yunnan and Guizhou. In addition, they also live in Vietnam and Laos.
The language of the Hani belongs to the Tibeto - Burmese language family. A walk with her relative is the language of the Lahu.