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The Khoyd, Qoyid (also Khoid or Khoit) (Northern ones/people) people are an Oirat. Once one of largest tribes of the Oyrads. In XIII c. Khoyd were actually Oyrads. Later to Oyrad joined Choros, Torguud and Khoshuud. Together they made up Dörben Oyirad union[2]

Khoyd
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Location of the Khoyd
Regions with significant populations
 Mongolia 5 000[1]
 China 15 000
 Kalmykia a few thousands?
Languages
Oirat dialect
Religion
Tibetan Buddhism, Shamanism
Related ethnic groups
Mongols, especially Oirats

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