111,000 (2001 census).
Gujarat, Dangs and Valsad districts; Maharashtra, Dhule, Nasik, and Thane districts; Dadra and Nagar Haveli; Karnataka, Dakshina Kannada (Kanara) district; Rajasthan.
3 (Wider communication).
Dhule District Kukna has 98%–100% intelligibility with Khandesi [khn].
100,000 L2 speakers (1998). A group of Kukna in Dhule District also use Khandesi [khn].
May be the same as Dhanki [dhn]. Hindu.