Tulu people

ethnic group
(Redirected from Tuluvas)

The Tulu people, also known as Tuluvas, are a group of people from Southern India. They speak the Tulu language and live in an area called Tulu Nadu. Tulu Nadu includes parts of Karnataka and Kerala, specifically the districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi in Karnataka, and a portion of Kasaragod district in Kerala. Mangalore in Karnataka is the main commercial center of this region. According to the 2011 Census, there were 1,846,427 native Tulu speakers in India.[1]

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  1. "ABSTRACT OF SPEAKERS' STRENGTH OF LANGUAGES AND MOTHER TONGUES - 2011" (PDF). censusindia.gov.in. Indian Census 2011, Government of India. Retrieved 7 July 2018.