48,000 (2007 census).
West Guangdong Province, Lianshan Zhuang Yao autonomous county, Huaji county, Xiashuai and Zhongzhou districts; some in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
8a (Moribund). Language of recognized nationality: Zhuang.
A member of macrolanguage Zhuang [zha].
Older adults and elderly. Positive attitudes.
Han (Hanzi, Kanji, Hanja) script [Hani], dating from Han dynasty, mainly used in non-official domains, gaining popularity.