2,500 (Morey 2006).
Assam, Tinsukia district, Margherita subdivision; Dibrugarh, Sibsagar districts; Arunachal Pradesh, Lohit, and Changlang districts.
Turung. Lexical similarity: 50% with Jingpho [kac] of Myanmar.
Home only. Most in Assam are also fluent in Assamese [asm].
Many loans from Khamti [kht]. Kachin refers to a cultural, rather than a linguistic group. A Scheduled Tribe. Buddhist, traditional religion.