400,000 in Angola. Population total all countries: 430,600.
Widespread: Southeast, adjacent areas, southwest Moxico Province, Lucazi municipality. Kuando-Kubango: 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 !O!ung [oun].
Latin script [Latn].
Lucazi is a prestige form of the Ngangela language cluster. Christian, traditional religion.