|Region||Orissa, Andhra Pradesh|
|Ethnicity||12,600 in Orissa (2001 census)|
|possibly extinct (1997)|
The name Gorum most likely comes from an animal/people prefix go- and root -rum meaning 'people', and is possibly related to the ethnonym Remo (Anderson 2008:381).
Parengi, or Parenga, is of obscure origin.
Gorum speakers are located in the following areas of eastern India (Anderson 2008:381).
- Koraput district, Odisha: the former Nandapur and Pottangi taluks
- Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh: Munchingput block
- Anderson, Gregory D.S (ed). 2008. The Munda languages. Routledge Language Family Series 3.New York: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-32890-X.
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