Bhojpuri
Indigenous Group Bhojpuri
Location Nepal, Terai Region, Narayani Zone; Rautahat, Para, and Parsa Districts, Lumbini Zone; Nawalparasi District, Janakpur Zone; Sarlahi District, Koshi Zone; Morang District and Mechi Zone; Jhapa District. Also in India, Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, Suriname, Fiji, Mauritius and South Africa
Estimated Population 1,712,536 (2001, Census, CBS)
Environment Plain
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Paid Labor / Commerce
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family Bhojpuri
Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Eastern zone, Bihari
Alternate Names: Bhojapuri, Bhozpuri, Bajpuri
Dialects: Bhojpuri Tharu, Teli
Website URLs Bhojpuri Sansar: A Global Network of Bhojpuri Professionals
Bhojpuri community
Ethnologue: Bhojpuri, A Language of Nepal
Wikipedia: Bhojpuri Language
NGOs Bhojpuri Association of North America (BANA)