|Native to||India, Nepal, Bangladesh|
|Region||Bihar, West Bengal|
|1.2 million (2001 census)
Census results conflate some speakers with Hindi.
Surjapuri is one of the eastern Indian languages mainly spoken in Bihar (Kishanganj, Katihar, Purnia, Araria districts), north Bengal (Uttar Dinajpur, Islampur, Dakshin Dinajpur, siliguri), eastern Nepal and north western Bangladesh. It has significant similarities with both Hindi and Bengali languages.
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