7,000 (2011 census). Ethnic population: 12,800 (2011 census).
Limón province: Talamanca cantón, along Lari, Telire, and Uren rivers; Puntarenas province: Buenos Aires cantón.
6b (Threatened). Recognized language (1999, Constitutional Amentment, Article 76), Constitutional Court ruling April 2014 recognizing indigenous languages’ status.
Home, commerce among themselves, church. Also use Spanish [spa], with extensive stable bilingualism.
Latin script [Latn].