||Sagarmatha zone, Khotang District, Khartamchha, Baspani, Patekha, Phedi village District councils; Koshi zone, Bhojpur District; Dingla northeast to Kharpa southwest. Upper ridges south and east of Rawakhola Valley and adjoining ridges northeast at middle Arun River headwaters (main tributaries). Scattered in Dharan, Ilam, Kathmandu and the Terai.
Eastern Nepal, reference number 90
||Sampange Rai, Sangpang, Sangpang Gîn, Sangpang Gun, Sangpang Kha
||Tana, Halumbung (Wakchali), Samarung, Bhalu, Tongeccha, Phali, Khartamche, Khotang.
||Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Himalayish, Mahakiranti, Kiranti, Eastern
||Shifting to Nepali [nep]. Home, village. All ages. Positive attitude. Most also use some Nepali [nep].
||Literacy rate in L2: 80%.
||Peasants. Hindu, traditional religion.