200,000 in Spain. 500,000 able to use it, including some monolinguals (1994 T. Erickson). Most use northern dialect. Population total all countries: 201,500. Ethnic population: 1,100,000 (1994).
Extremadura autonomous community: northwest Caceres province; Castille and Leon autonomous community: southwest Salamanca province.
Central Extremaduran (Meyu Ehtremeñu), Northern Extremaduran (Artu Ehtremeñu), Southern Extremaduran (Bahu Ehtremeñu). Related to the eastern dialect of Tur-Leonese.
All domains. Mainly older adults. Also use Spanish [spa].
Latin script [Latn].
2 orthographies, one Castilian-like, developed early 20th century by the famous poet José María Gabriel y Galán; the other more recent and more phonetic.