Miqie

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A language of China

Alternate Names
Micha, Mielang, Minqi
Population

30,000 (Bradley 2007), decreasing. Ethnic population: 50,000.

Location

Yunnan Province, Wuding (Jincheng, Jiuchang, and Chadian districts), north Fumin, north Lufeng, south Luquan counties, parts of Yongren, Dayao, Yao’an, Nanhua, Jingdong, Zhenyuan, Jinggu, and Yimen counties.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Language Use

No remaining speakers in Jinning and Anning counties; declining elsewhere. Home. Neutral attitudes. Most also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn].

Other Comments

Officially classified within Yi nationality.