Oriya is the main language of Odisha. Apart from Oriya, most of the people speak Bengali, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu, Santhali, and other local languages.
Most of the people of southern districts, such as Ganjam, Gajapati, Malkangiri, Koraput, Sunabeda, Navrangpur, Rayagada, speak Telugu. whereas, some people of Northern districts speak Bengali and Urdu. There are many districts which people are tribe, where they speak their local language apart from Orissa.