300 in Viet Nam (2002 J. Edmondson).
Ha Giang Province, Yen Minh district, Dong Van district, Pho La and Dong Van communes. Also in China (Hagei).
8b (Nearly extinct).
Part of the Co Lao 2,636 (2009 census) official ethnic community. Not mutually intelligible with Red Gelao (2002 J. Edmondson). Traditional religion.