5,000 (Bradley 2007). Ethnic population: 10,000 (2000 D. Bradley).
Guizhou Province, northwest Libo county, Yangfeng, Fangcun, Jialiang, and Di’e villages; some in neighboring Dushan county.
7 (Shifting). Language of recognized nationality: Bouyei.
Chi, Ching (Cham), Hwa, Lyo, Mak. Dialect differences are minor. Reportedly similar to Ai-Cham [aih].
Also use local Chinese or Bouyei [pcc].