Champhung, Luhuppa, Luppa, Tagkhul, Tangkhul, Thangkhulm
142,000 (2001 census).
Manipur, Ukhrul district, 168 villages; Nagaland; Tripura.
Khangoi, Khunggoi, Kupome, Phadang, Ukhrul. Ukhrul is principal dialect.
Literacy rate in L1: 73% Meitei, English (2001 census). Literacy rate in L2: 73% Meitei [mni], English (2001 census). Literature is based on the Ukhrul dialect. Taught in primary schools. Magazines. Newspapers. Radio programs. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 1976.
A Scheduled Tribe. The most educated group of Manipur. Christian.