5,800 (Shearer and Sun Hong Kai 2002), decreasing.
West Hunan Province, Longhui, Xupu, Tongdao, Chenxi, Dongkou, Chengbu, and Xinning counties.
SVO; has uvular onsets; only final nasal is velar
Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn].
Officially classified within Yao nationality. Bunu is a cover term for separate languages. Daoist.