Chinese Phonetic Alphabet (Pinyin): jǐng pō
English Translation1: Jingpo
Population & Distribution2: Total population is 147,828, mainly distributed in the area of Yunnan Province.
Spoken and Written Language: They have language of their own which belongs to the Tibetan-Burmese group of the Chinese-Tibetan language family, but no script.
Major Industry: They engaged in agriculture and sidelined with forestry and tropical fruits industry.
Major Religious Beliefs: Jingpo believed in animists. They worship of Sky Ghost, Earth Ghost and Family Ghost.
Traditional Festivals: Their main festivals are Munao singing festival, seeding festival, new harvest festival and grass-picking festival.
Traditional Diet: Braised vegetables, roast fish with bamboo barrel, stewed bamboo rats in casserole, muntjac-blood rice balls, dried red deer meat floss, boiled sour vegetable, etc.
Note 1: The English names of nationalities are compiled according to the usage of the Internet and written materials.
Note 2: The distribution of ethnic population and regions is cited from the computer aggregated data of the 2010 census of China.