740 (Adelaar 2004). 730 Jaqaru, 11 Kawki. Ethnic population: 2,000 (2000 W. Adelaar).
Lima Region, Yauyos province, Tupe and Cachuy villages; language area extends into Ica Region.
Cauqui (Cachuy, Kawki). Cauqui dialect is more and more considered to be a separate language from Jaqaru (Crevels 2007). Lexical similarity: 73% with Aymara [ayr], 79% with Cauqui dialect and Aymara.