100,000 (2004 SIL).
Andhra Pradesh, Adilabad district; Maharashtra, south Yavatmal, south Chandrapur and southeast Garhchiroli districts; Chhattisgarh.
Aheri, Bhamragarh, Etapally Gondi, Nirmal (Adilabad), Rajura, Sironcha, Utnoor. Sironcha dialect understood best by the others, with 73%–98% intelligibility. 49%–58% intelligibility of Northern Gondi [gno]. Lexical similarity: 64%–90% among dialects.
Traditional religion, Hindu.