2,530,000 in India (2001 census). Population total all countries: 3,091,000.
Uttar Pradesh, Kheri, Sitapur, Lucknow, Unnao, Rae-Bareli, Bahraich, Bara-Banki, Pratapgarh, Sultanpur, Gonda, Faizabad, and Allahabad districts; Bihar; Madhya Pradesh; Delhi. Also in Nepal (Avadhi).
SOV; postpositions; noun head final; 2 genders; clause constituents indicated by case-marking; verbal affixation marks person, number and genders of subject and object; no ergativity; tense and aspect; passives and voice; 30 consonant and 8 vowel phonemes; nontonal
Also use Hindi [hin].
‘Kosali’ is a name used for the Eastern Hindi group. Hindu, Muslim, Christian.