Khishigten

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Hishigten
Regions with significant populations
Religion
Tibetan Buddhism, Shamanism
Related ethnic groups
Mongols, Southern Mongols

The Hishigten (Khalkha-Mongolian: Хишигтэн/Hishigten) are one of the Southern Mongol ethnic groups. Today, they live in Heshigten Banner of China.

History

They are believed to be the descendants of the Kheshig, the imperial guard of the Mongol Empire.

See also

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