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A language of Nepal

ISO 639-3: kra

Population 6,533 (2001 census). Ethnic population: 99,389.
Region Lumbini Zone, Nawalparasi District, south of the Darai.
Alternate names   Kumhale, Kumbale, Kumkale, Kumali
Classification Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Unclassified
Language use Some are partially bilingual in Nepali.
Comments 'Kumal' recognized as an official nationality by the Government of Nepal. Lowland, riverine. Agriculturalists; pastoralists; fishermen. Hindu, traditional religion.