Miao, Southern QiandongPrint
500,000 (Wang Fushi and Mao Zhongwu 1995). All Miao in China: 8,950,000 (2000 census).
Southeast Guizhou Province, Sandu, Danzhai, Libo, and Rongjiang Congjiang counties; north Guangxi Province, Rongshui and Sanjiang counties.
Inherently unintelligible of other Miao varieties. Corresponds more or less to Ma’s Central Miao and Purnell’s Eastern Miao.
Officially classified within Miao nationality. Traditional religion, Christian.