145,000 (2000 census).
Interior of South Sumatra, Lubuklinggau area and east of Bengkulu; Muaraklingi area, south, east, and north.
Beliti, Lembak Delapan, Lubuk Linggau, Sindang Kelingi. A member of macrolanguage Malay [msa].
The Lembak Delapan dialect of Col in Bengkulu is not to be confused with the Lembak subdialect of the Belide dialect of Musi [mui]. Muslim.