145,000 (2000 census).
Sumatra, Sumatera Selatan and Bengkulu provinces, Lubuklinggau and Muaraklingi areas south, east, and north generally; very small enclave just east of Bengkulu city.
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.