1,270 (2011 census). L2 users: Some lower caste people and Sherpa speak Koi in northern Sungdel.
Sagarmatha Zone, northeast Khotang district, Sungdel VDC near Rawakhola headwaters, Sungdel and Dipsung.
6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized indigenous nationality: Rai.
SOV; postpositions; noun head final.
Home, friends, religion; mixed use: Work. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Nepali [npi].
Ethnonym: Koi, live scattered in other language areas, speak only Nepali [npi]. Traditional religion, Christian, Hindu.