400,000 in Angola (2011 S. Floor). Total users in all countries: 430,600.
Southeast, adjacent areas, southwest Moxico province: Lucazi municipality; Cuando Cubango province: from Mavinga to Kuito Kuanavale.
None known. Part of Ngangela subgroup. Readily intelligible with all variants of the Ngangela macrolanguage.
Home, church, commerce. All ages. Positive attitudes. Used as L2 by Northwestern !Kung [vaj].
Latin script [Latn].
Lucazi is a prestige form of the Ngangela language cluster. Christian, traditional religion.