Tangbe (Taye in Tibetan) is a small village in the village development committee of Chhusang in the Mustang District of Nepal. It is located on a promontory with a good view over the Kali Gandaki Gorge on the Upper Mustang trekking route, between Kagbeni and Chhusang.
The people of Tangbe village call themselves "Tangbetani". Most of Tangbetani have surname "Gurung" and some use "Tangbetani" or "Tangbe".
Tangbetanis come from the village of Tangbe, which is a part of the Bahra Gaunle (12 villages) confederation in Mustang district. According to oral history, they have come to Tangbe from Bhurcho of Manang District.
Most of the Tangbetanis have already migrated from Tangbe. A majority of the Tangbrtanis are living in Pokhara, some are living in Kathmandu and some of the Tangbetanis are living in the United States as well as in Australia. There are only 32 households in the Tangbe village. Some 85 families are found in Pokhara, around 25 families in Jomsom, arou