10,000 in China (2004 E. Johnson). Population total all countries: 12,400.
South Yunnan Province, Xishuangbanna prefecture, most villages in Jinhong county, some in Mengla county.
7 (Shifting). Language of recognized nationality: Hani.
None known. Reportedly similar to Akha [ahk].
Also use Akha [ahk].
Latin script [Latn], developed in 2005, used mainly in Thailand and Myanmar.