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|Sherpa||Sherpa people; Tibetan Highlanders; Eastern people||276700||GO||
Sherpa are an ethnic group from the most mountainous region of China and Nepal, the Himalayas. Most Sherpa people live in Nepal's eastern regions; however, some live farther west in the Rolwaling valley and in the Helambu region north of Kathmandu. Tengboche is the oldest Sherpa village in Nepal. Sherpa people also live in Tibet, Bhutan, as well as in the Indian states of Sikkim and the northern portion of West Bengal, specifically the district of Darjeeling.
|Sherpa in India||45000||GO||
They live in the Indian states of Sikkim and the northern portion of West Bengal. Their primary language is Nepali.