100,000 (2011 SIL).
Northeast of Kabul, and in Kapisa province; north of Sarobi, Tagau(Tagab) valley.
Ishpi, Isken, Tagau. Not intelligible of other Pashai languages. Lexical similarity: Less than 30% with other Pashai languages.
Pashai peoples have rich folklore and songs preserved by oral tradition. Muslim (Sunni).