The Gurung people, also called Tamu, are an ethnic group from different parts of Nepal. Gurungs, like Sherpa, Tamang, Thakali, Magar, Manaaggi, Mustaaggi, and Walunggi, are the indigenous people of Nepal’s mountain valleys. They live primarily in the Gandaki zone, specifically Lamjung, Kaski, Mustang, Dolpa, Tanahu, Gorkha, Parbat and Syangja districts as well as the Manang district around the Annapurna mountain range. Some live in the Baglung, Okhaldhunga and Taplejung districts and Machhapuchhre as w ell. Small numbers are believed to be living in India’s Darjeeling district, Kolkata, Assam, Manipur and Sikkim and as well as Bhutan. According to the 2013 census there are 3.5 Million Gurungs in Nepal of which 1.1 Million speak the Gurung language.