990 (Rivas 1993). Ethnic population: 2,590 (Rivas 1993).
North central coast, Colón Department, near Caribbean coast, inland; Olancho Department, Dulce Nombre de Culmi and Catamacas municipalities.
Use Pech more in Agua Amarilla and La Laguna in El Carbón. Older adults. Shifting to Spanish [spa].
Much community interest to preserve the Pech language, and some work is being done to preserve it.