20,000 (2007 WFA).
Konda-Dora in Andhra Pradesh, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam, and East Godavari districts; Kubi in Odisha, Koraput district; Assam.
Konda-Dora (Konda), Kubi. Konda and Kubi dialects mutually inherently intelligible. Lexical similarity: 83% between Konda-Dora and Kubi dialect, 28%–36% with Telugu [tel].
Some also use Adivasi Oriya [ori].
A Scheduled Tribe. Glossonym: Konda-Dora. Ethnonym: Porja. Many ethnic Porja have adopted Telugu as L1. The Porja are well established as two groups: the Pedda Kondalu and Chinna Kondalu. The Pedda Kondalu retain most of their traditional culture; however, the Chinna Kondalu have been heavily influenced by the Telugu. Traditional religion.