70,000 (2011 SIL).
Kapisa and Laghman provinces, Gulbahar to Nuristan on Alingar river, Alisheng valley, valleys north of Sarobi.
Alasai, Bolaghain, Gulbahar, Kohnadeh, Laurowan, Najil, Nangarach, Pachagan, Pandau, Parazhghan, Pashagar, Sanjan, Shamakot, Shutul, Uzbin, Wadau. Unintelligible of other Pashayi speakers. Lexical similarity: approximately 30% with Southeast Pashayi [psi].