Tamil Nadu, Teni district, Kambam valley; Dindigul district, Sirumalai, Senkuruchi Hillocks, and Palani; Coimbatore district, Pollachi, Western Fields, and Western Gate Hills; Dharmapuri, Vellore, Chingalpattu, and Salem districts; Karnataka; Andhra Pradesh.
Coimbatore, Dharmapuri, Pudukottai.
Reportedly 3 groups of Gowda: Okkili, Anuppa, and Kurumba, which may be languages or dialects of 1 language. Sometimes referred to as Alu or Palu Kurumba, but is a different language from Alu Kurumba [xua] in the hills. Kurumba and Kuruman are different Scheduled Tribes. Hindu.