Mullu Kurumba
Native toIndia
RegionKerala, Tamil Nadu
Native speakers
26,000 (2004)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3kpb

Mullu Kurumba is a Southern Dravidian language closely related to Malayalam.

Geographical distribution

According to Ethnologue, approximately 25,000 Mullu Kurumba speakers are situated in the Sulthan Bathery and Vythiri tahsils in the Wayanad district of Kerala; and the remaining more than 1,000 are situated in Erumad and Cherangodu villages of the Gudalur Tahsil, Nilgiri District, Tamil Nadu.


  1. ^ Mullu Kurumba at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)