Dravidian peoples

South Asian ethnolinguistic group

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Dravidian peoples: South Asian ethnolinguistic group
The Dravidian peoples, or Dravidians, are an ethnolinguistic group originating in South Asia who predominantly speak any of the Dravidian languages. There are around 245 million native speakers of Dravidian languages. Dravidian speakers form the majority of the population of South India and are natively found in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. Dravidians are also present in Singapore and the United Arab Emirates through recent migration.


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