Quechua, Cajatambo North LimaPrint
7,000 (2000 SIL), decreasing. 2,800 monolinguals.
Northeast Lima Region, Copa, Cajatambo, Huancapón, and northern Manas districts; southeast Ancash Region, Pacllón, La Primavera, and Mangas (south of Llamac, east of Pativilca rivers) districts.
7 (Shifting). Language of recognized nationality (1993, Constitution, Article 48).
74% intelligibility of Huamalíes Quechua [qvh].
Family, community. Mainly adults. Some use some Spanish [spa].