The Magar, also spelled as Mangar, and Mongar, are the third largest ethnolinguistic groups of Nepal representing 7.1% of Nepal's total population according to the Nepal census of 2011.

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Magars In Cultural Attire

The original home of the Magar people was to the west of Gandaki river, and roughly speaking, consisted of that portion of Nepal which lies between and around about Gulmi, Arghakhanchi, and Palpa. This bit of country was divided into twelve districts known as "Bahra Magarat" (Confederation of Twelve Magar Kingdoms), which included the following regions of that period: Argha, Khanchi, Bhirkot, Dhor, Garhung, Ghiring, Gulmi, Isma, Musikot, Pyung, Rising, Satung, and Pyung. During the medieval period, the whole area from Palpa to Rukum Rolpa was called the "Magarat", a place settled and inhabited by Magars. Another Confederation of Eighteen Magar Kingdoms known as "Athara Magarat" also existed, and was primarily inhabited by Kham Magars.

Magar Language


Magar Dhut'|मगर ढुट| Language, is a Sino-Tibetan Language spoken mainly in Nepal, Southern Bhutan, and in Darjeeling, Sikkim and Assam(India) by the Magar people. It is divided into two groups (Eastern and Western) dialects. Magar Language are written in Akkha Script in Nepal & Sikkim.



This book is created from the perspective of learning Magar language.

[राहनीस, मगर ढूट पाहीङ र पाहाक्कीङ ]

-आउनुहोस्, मगर भाषा सिकौँ र सिकाओं।