L1 users: 200 (2005 SIL). Very few monolinguals.
Papua province: Sarmi regency, Pantai Timur sub-district, Beneraf and part of Nenke village; north coast area east of Tor river mouth.
Home. Also use Papuan Malay [pmy], especially children.
Edwas may be the name preferred by the people. Christian, traditional religion.