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 Universal Declaration of Human Rights

PDF version for the language Santhali
PDF Version

Santhali

Source: Indigenous Media Foundation (Nepal)




Profile


Native Name
None

Total Speakers
51,735 in Nepal (2011)
5,940,000 in India


Usage By Country
Nepal, India, Bangladhesh

Background
Indigenous Santhals are found in Jhapa and Morang districts. They are also known as Satar. The language of the Santhals belongs to Austro-Asiatic family. Almost 97 percent of their population (49,858) people speak their mother tongue.

Received 8/24/2015
Posted 8/31/2015
Checked 8/24/2015