5,000 (Salminen 2007).
Quba county, Kryz, Jek, Khaput, Yergyuj, and Alyk villages.
Alyk, Dzhek, Kryts, Xaput (Khaput), Yergyudzh. Dialects quite distinct; perhaps separate languages.
All domains. Used by 30%–50% of children, but number of child speakers decreasing (Salminen 2007). Positive attitudes. Azerbaijani [azj] is literary language.