5,000 (Cacopardo and Cacopardo 2001), increasing.
North-West Frontier, south Chitral district, south of Drosh, Damel valley; 4 main and several smaller villages.
Vigorous. Home, community. All ages. A few men also use Urdu [urd]; a few women also use Pashto.
Speakers probably of mixed origin. Language influenced by Nuristani languages. Muslim (Sunni).