Languages of Tripura, a state in the Northeast India, which include Kokborok (Tripuri) and Bengali and many other minority languages in which Kokborok is the official language and widely spoken in the state followed by Bengali . As in the rest of India, English is used for official purpose. Bengali is the most spoken language, due to the predominance of Bengali people in the state. Kokborok is spoken by the Tripuri people.
In the state of Tripura, most of the languages of India are used. Major languages in terms of the number of speakers per 2011 census of India are as follows:
A report in Times of India said that the state is home to three dozen languages including some that are nearly extinct, including Saimar which was spoken by only 4 people in 2012.
|District||Kokborok speaking population||(%)|
Indigenous Kokborok speaking Tripuris form majority only in Dhalai district as per 2011, while the districts such as North Tripura, South Tripura, Gomati, Khowai have significant proportion of native Kokborok speaking population.