Languages of the NE -> Wanchoo

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Geographical Location

The Wanchoos inhabits the extreme end of the south-eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh, in the Tirap district. The location of the area is in the hills of Patkoi ranges, beyond Naharkotia and Sibsagar of the Assam valley, on the southern bank of  Brahmaputra.

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H.M. Bareh:  “Encyclopedia of North-East India” Mittal Publications. New Delhi