The Kannada Treasures Library consists of biblical resource and media created for the Kannada speaking people of India from multiple organizations. Kannada, also known as Kanarese, is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by people of Karnataka in southwestern India, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Kerala and abroad. The language has roughly 44 million native speakers, who are called Kannadigas. Kannada is also spoken as a second and third language by over 12.9 million non-Kannada speakers in Karnataka, which adds up to 56 million speakers. It is one of the scheduled languages of India and the official and administrative language of the state of Karnataka.

Significant Kannada minorities are found in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Goa and in other Indian states. An alternate English demonym for Kannadigas in modern works of history is the Kanarese. Modern Kannada stands among 30 most widely spoken languages of the world as of 2001.

The Kannada people are a Dravidian ethnic group who speak the Kannada language and trace their ancestry to Karnataka state of India and its surrounding regions. Significant Kannada minorities are found in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Goa and in other Indian states. Modern Kannada stands among 30 most widely spoken languages of the world as of 2001.

Language: Kannada
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