84,300 (2001 census).
Southeast Nagaland, Tuensang district, Kiphire subdivision and Chare circle.
Kizare, Phelongre, Photsimi, Pirr (Northern Sangtam), Purr (Southern Sangtam), Thukumi (Central Sangtam). Standard based on Tsadanger village dialect. Kizare north of Meluri, and not known how much it differs from other Sangtam.
Chokri, Khezha, and a small section of Sangtam make up the Chakhesang Naga community. A Scheduled Tribe. Christian.