6,500 (2003 SIL). 5,500 monolinguals. Ethnic population: Ethnic population about the same as the L1 population (Crevels 2007).
Junin Region, between Ene and Perené rivers; Anapati river system in the foothills.
5 (Developing). Recognized language (1993, Constitution, Article 48).
None known. Reportedly most similar to Machiguenga [mcb].
Latin script [Latn].
Bilingual education program (Crevels 2007). Traditional religion, Christian.