15,000 (2007), decreasing.
Central Yunnan Province, Zhenyuan and Shuangbai counties, scattered mountaintop locations; Yuanjiang county, 38 villages; Xinping county, 40 villages; Eshan county, 6 villages; Shiping county, 5 villages.
Related to Lolopo [ycl].
Being replaced by Nisu and Chinese (2007). Home, village. Also use Nisu or Chesu [ych] (Bradley 2007).