South Asian Peoples
The Santal are the largest tribal community in India. The Munda are fewer in number but still a major tribal community of India. Both groups are found throughout the Chota Nagpur Plateau region of India that spans the states of Jharkhand, West Bengal, Bihar, Orissa, and Assam. Their languages--Mundari and Santali--represent both individual languages and families of related languages. The Munda-Santal people cluster encompasses these tribal peoples that speak Mundari and Santali languages.
Peoples within this cluster:
Agaria, Hindu; Agaria, Muslim; Asur; Bhumij; Bhumij, Assamese; Didayi; Gadaba; Ho; Karmali; Kharia; Korku; Korku Nahal; Korwa; Kuda; Lodha, Savar; Mahli, Mahali; Malto; Munda; Munda, Assamese; Munda, Bengali; Santal; Santal, Assamese; Santal, Bengali; Santal, Magahi; Santal, Odia; Santal, Santali
Countries where they are found:
Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Nepal; United States
Unreached people groups:
Number of countries: