L1 users: 385,000 (2010 census), increasing. Speakers of all Bikol languages: 4,580,000 (2000 census). 2,300 monolinguals. Monolingual speakers are elderly; boast of their identity as Rinconada.
Bicol region: Camarines Sur province, Rinconada district, Baao, Balatan, Bato, Buhi, Bula, Iriga city, and Nabua municipalities.
A member of macrolanguage Bikol [bik].
Latin script [Latn], in development.
Iriga City inhabitants regard Naga [bcl] dialect as true Bicolano; proud of their language and culture. Christian.