450 (2000 INALI).
Southeast Oaxaca, San Marcos Zacatepec and Juquila villages.
66% intelligibility of Nopala [cya], 61% of Panixtlahuaca dialect of Western Highland Chatino [ctp], 57% of Yaitepec dialect of Western Highland Chatino, 6% of Tataltepec [cta]. Lengthened word forms are like Zenzontepec Chatino [czn]. Reportedly similar to Eastern Highland Chatino [cly] in some respects, but geographically and socioeconomically separated.
Spoken in Zacatepec. Virtually extinct in Juquila with 2 older adult men speakers.
Latin script [Latn].