180,000 (2009 census).
Rift Valley Province, Elgeyo Marakwet district.
Endo (Northern Markweeta), Sambirir (Southern Markweeta). Low intelligibility of major Kalenjin dialects.
Vigorous. Home, community. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use other Kalenjin [kln] varieties.
Marakweeta encompasses all speakers scattered among the so-called Endo-Sambirir and Talai. They do not see these region names as dialects. Traditional religion, Christian.