||280,000 in Viet Nam (2002). Population total all countries: 490,000.
||Northern Vietnam, along the Red and Black rivers; south now settled mainly in Tung Nghia (Lam Dong Province). Also in China, France, Laos.
Northern Viet Nam, reference number 84
Northwestern Viet Nam, reference number 84
||Tai Blanc, Tai Kao, Tai Lai, Táy Khao, Thái Tráng, White Tai
||Not intelligible with Tai Dam [blt]. Lao [lao] influenced the speech of some Tai Dón.
||Tai-Kadai, Kam-Tai, Be-Tai, Tai-Sek, Tai, Southwestern, East Central, Chiang Saeng
||Different customs from Tai Dam. Tai Dón have strong ethnic pride. Those who have had prolonged contact with Tai Dam have become bilingual in it. Many have not had that contact.
||Bible portions: 1969.
||Latin script. Tai Viet script.
||Part of the Thái official nationality. Traditional religion, Buddhist.