Telugu

Dravidian language
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alias
Telugu language
Telungu
Andhra bhasha
Tenugu
te
native label
తెలుగు (telugu)
తెలుగు‎ (Telugu) (telugu)
coordinate location
latitude16
longitude79
precision0
number of speakers
19901995200050M60M70M
74,244,300 ± 1
point in time
2001
applies to part
5,000,000 ± 1
point in time
2001
applies to part
50,000,000 ± 10,000,000
point in time
1987
Wikimedia language code
te
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ISOCAT id
943
Linguasphere code
49-DBA-aa
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Commons category
Telugu language
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Wikipedia creation date
2/25/2002
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Wikipedia opening text
Telugu (English: /ˈtɛlʊɡuː/; తెలుగు [teluɡu]) is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and the Union Territory of Puducherry (Yanam) by the Telugu people. It stands alongside Hindi, English as one of the few languages with primary official language status in more than one Indian state. Telugu is also a linguistic minority in the states of Odisha, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, and Maharashtra. It is one of six languages designated a classical language of India by the country's government. Telugu ranks 4th among the languages with the highest number of native speakers in India, with 6.7 percent at the 2011 census, and fifteenth in the Ethnologue list of most widely-spoken languages worldwide. It is the most widely spoken member of the Dravidian language family. It is one of the twenty-two scheduled languages of the Republic of India.. It is also USA's fastest growing language. There is a large Telugu speaking community in the USA Roughly 10,000 pre-colonial inscriptions exist in the Telugu language.
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ABS ASCL 2011 code
5104
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GOST 7.75–97 code
тел 675
Great Russian Encyclopedia Online ID
IAB code
1187
IETF language tag
te
ISO 639-1 code
te
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