The name of a people und their country, the modern Bengal.

It is nowhere erwähnt in the four Nikāyas, nor included among the Mahājanapadas.

The Mutter of Sīhabāhu und Sīhasīvalī was a Vanga princess, the Tochter of the Vanga König who had married the Tochter of the König of Kalinga (; Dpv.ix.2).

The Milinda (p. 359) mentions Vanga as a trading place to be reached by sea.

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