Kupia

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Valmiki
Population

6,600 (2007). Ethnic population: 79,000 Valmiki (2007).

Location

Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam and East Godavari districts.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Home. Speakers use Telegu [tel] in the market, work, travel.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 40% (1991 census). NT: 1983.
Writing
Telugu script.
Other Comments

A Scheduled Tribe. Ethnonym: Valmiki. Ethnic Valmiki not the same as L1 Kupia speakers. Traditional religion, Hindu, Christian.