1,880,000 (1981 census). Total Hindko in Pakistan 3,000,000 (1993).
Hazara division, Mansehra and Abbotabad districts, Indus and Kaghan valleys and Indus valley tributaries, NWFP.
Also related to Panjabi [pnb], Seraiki [skr], and Pahari-Potwari [phr]; which have all been called Greater Panjabi, forming part of Lahnda [lah]. Lexical similaritiy: 82%–92% with Northern Hindko dialects, 67%–82% with Northern and Southern Hindko [hnd] varieties. A member of macrolanguage Lahnda [lah].
Arabic script [Arab].