Malto
Paharia
Country India
Region Jharkhand; West Bengal; Bihar
Ethnicity Malto; Sauria Paharia
Speakers
234,991 (2011 census)
Family
Dravidian
Writing
Bengali script, Devanagari script
AreaJharkhand, central part of former Santhal Pargana District, Sundar Pahari block of Godda District, Pakaur District except block most south. Reported in West Bengal, Bankura, Barddhaman, Murshidabad districts; Orissa, Mayurbhanj.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 Either:
kmj – Kumarbhag Paharia
mjt – Sauria Paharia
Glottolog malt1248
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