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Gie Trieng people

  (Redirected from Giẻ Triêng)

The Gie Trieng people (Vietnamese: người Giẻ Triêng) or Jeh-Tariang are an ethnic group in Vietnam. Most Gie Trieng live in the province of Kon Tum, in Vietnam's Central Highlands region, and in 1999 the population was 30,243. They speak Jeh language and Tariang language - a part of Mon–Khmer language.

Giẻ Triêng
Total population
50.962 (2009)[1]
Regions with significant populations
Vietnam : Kon Tum
Languages
Jeh, Tariang, Vietnamese, others
Religion
Traditional religion

They practice the custom of interring bodies of the dead by hanging the coffin on a tree.

Notable Gie TriengEdit

  • A Huỳnh, football star, half-back of Vietnam national football team, playing for the Hoàng Anh Gia Lai Club.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The 2009 Vietnam Population and Housing Census: Completed Results". General Statistics Office of Vietnam: Central Population and Housing Census Steering Committee. June 2010. p. 135. Archived from the original on 18 October 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2013.