Gin Nationality in Brief

Chinese Phonetic Alphabet (Pinyin): jīng

English Translation1: Gin

Population & Distribution2: Total population is 28,199, mainly distributed in the area of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Most population is distributed in Fangchenggang area of Guangxi.

Spoken and Written Language: The language system is to be identified. Cantonese dialect of Chinese language is widely adopted. There is no writing system of Gin exist.

Major Industry: Gin people mainly engaged in coastal fishing and side lined in agriculture.

Religious Belief: Gin people worship of nature, the Bodhisattva, Guanyin and the King of the Sea.

Traditional Festivals: Ha Festival, Sacrifice the ghost in mid of seventh month, New Rice Festival and etc.

Traditional Diet: Sweet glutinous rice gruel, rice crust, catfish juice and etc.

Traditional Folk Art: Singing for The Deity, lantern dance, stick dance and etc.

Note 1: The English names of nationalities are compiled according to the usage of the Internet and written materials.

Note 2: The distribution of ethnic population and regions is cited from the computer aggregated data of the 2010 census of China.

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