Naga Man - Despite representing the oldest known layer of population in India, predating the Dravidian and Indo-Aryan peoples that dominate the area today, the linguistic relatives of the Munda in the large Austroasiatic language family are to be found in remote mountainous regions scattered across southeast Asia (Thailand, Malaysia, Laos, southern China, in addition to the far eastern Indian regions of Meghalaya and the Nicobar Islands)
Dravidian subgroup of languages spoken in India and other regions of South Asia. The red denotes southern languages (i.e. Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada), the orange denotes the south-central region (i.e. Telegu), the yellow the central region, and the green the northern regions of South Asia. Dravidian languages are a language family spoken mainly in southern India, parts of eastern and central India, northeastern Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and overseas in Malaysia & Singapore.
Tamil (தமிழ்), a Dravidian language spoken by around 52 million people in Indian, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Canada, the USA, UK and Australia. It is the first language of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, and is spoken by a significant minority of people (2 million) in north-eastern Sri Lanka. (...)