7,100 (Moore 2006). 19 communities in regular contact with outsiders; also 3–4 isolated Kayapó groups of 30–100 people (Crevels 2007). 3,950 monolinguals.
Pará and Mato Grosso states, Xingú Park, both sides of the Xingú River, west up to the Iriri and tributaries, and west bank to the Fresco and Zinho rivers, 14 villages.
Kararaó, Kayapó-Kradaú, Xikrin (Diore, Xukru). Dialects only slightly different from village names.
Latin script [Latn].
Village names sometimes listed as dialects are: Txukuhamai (Txucarramãe), Gorotire, Kube-Kran-Kenh (Cabeca Pelada), Kokraimoro, Menkragnotire (Mentuktire, Kuben-Kragnotire, Gente Preta, Kubenkrangnoti, Kubenkrankegn, Menkrangnoti), Pacajá, and others. Traditional religion, Christian.